No Better Place to Die: Ste-MeRe Eglise, June 1944: The Battle for La FieRe Bridge (Paperback)Robert M. Murphy (author)
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Publisher: Casemate Publishers
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 449 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
Those wanting an up-close and personal memoir of small unit infantry during Operation Overlord have an opportunity to receive it from an American fighting man who lived to tell the tale. * Military Magazine *
... this is an absolute gem of a book and a must for anyone interested in the Normandy campaign. * Combat and Survival *
I found the book a fascinating read, and being there at the time I was reading it brought to life both the location I was in and added a better understanding of the book, and how it must have felt for the veterans who had to fight, and in many cases die, in that particular corner of a foreign field. A really well balanced and authoratative account. * www.militarymodelling.com *
This is a fascinating look at the actions of the 82nd Airborne at La Fiere and Cauquigny. * Wargames Soldiers & Strategy *
... an objective narrative of the countless acts of heroism, almost breathtaking in its 'you are there' detail. * World War II Re-enactors Magazine *
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“Highly detailed account of a little known battle”
I will be staying in the hotel that was once one of the buildings at La Fiere Manoir. I wanted to find out more about what went on in the area in June 1944 and the book succeeds admirably in this aim. The author was... More
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