Arnhem 1944

Arnhem 1944

By: Bill Buckingham (author)Hardback

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On September 17, 1944, over 2,000 transport aircraft lifted off from airfields across England and set a course for Holland. They were the first wave of the largest airborne operation in history, code-named Operation Market Garden. Their task was to open a 60-mile corridor for Allied ground forces from the Belgian border to Arnhem on the Lower Rhine. Nine days later, the remnants of the British 1st Airborne Division were evacuated from a precarious foothold7 miles west of Arnhem, having failed utterly. William Buckingham s account, based on new research, unearths the reasons why the attack really failed."

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780752419992
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780752419992
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 0752419994

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