'The last great heave of war, ' according to Churchill, took place with the crossing of the Rhine in 1945. No invading army had crossed this great river since Napoleon's in 1805, and the task fell to Field Marshal Montgomery's 21st Army Group. Opposing them were the forces of a failing fascist regime, including battalions of old men and boys, strengthened by several formations of crack troops, including paratroopers and Panzer Grenadiers. This book details the devastating Anglo-American assault from Arnhem during World War ...

The Rhine Crossings 1945 2007, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781846030260

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