Operation Market Garden in 24.389 Words: The Concise History of the Biggest Gamble of World War Two

Operation Market Garden in 24.389 Words: The Concise History of the Biggest Gamble of World War Two
Author
: Tom Leferink
Publisher
:
Pages
: 78
Category
: Kids : Non Fiction
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The operation that was supposed to end the war by Christmas 1944 ended in tragedy. With the German Wehrmacht seemingly on the ropes, Field Marshall Montgomery launched his extremely ambitious plan, involving American, British, and Polish paratroopers. Tasked with crossing the many Dutch waterways, they collided with strong and well-led German troops.

What followed was one of the most epic battles of World War Two; remembered to this day, for its incredible acts of gallantry and terrible bloodshed.

For the price of a coffee, this concise and easy-to-read book will teach the reader all they need to know about the biggest gamble of The Second World War. From the daring crossing of the Waal by American paratroopers to the British 1st Airborne Division's heroic stand at Arnhem, you'll learn all about it. The book will also focus on the events leading up to Operation Market Garden, as well as the creation of airborne forces, before the war. This shocking and emotional part of history will not leave the reader unaffected.


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