Arnhem: Myth and Reality: Airborne Warfare, Air Power and the Failure of Operation Market Garden (Hardback)
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Arnhem: Myth and Reality: Airborne Warfare, Air Power and the Failure of Operation Market Garden (Hardback)

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Hardback 272 Pages / Published: 01/05/2011
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Operation Market Garden, often depicted as one of the most decisive military actions of the Allied campaign, offered an opportunity to conclude hostilities with Hitler's Germany before 1945 but its disastrous failure left the Allies facing another seven months of difficult and costly fighting. In Arnhem: Myth and Reality Sebastian Ritchie demonstrates that the operation can only be properly understood if it is considered alongside earlier airborne ventures and reassesses the role of the Allied air forces and the widely held view that they bore a particular responsibility for Market Garden's failure. By placing Market Garden in its correct historical setting and by reassessing Allied air plans and their execution, this groundbreaking book provides a radically different view of the events of September 1944, challenging much of the current orthodoxy in the process.

Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780709089919
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 839 g
Dimensions: 241 x 152 x 25 mm

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