[Epub] ↠ Devils Birthday Author Geoffrey S. Powell – Easyfaroairporttransfers.co.uk

Devils Birthday Arnhem Was The Heaviest Allied Defeat Of 1944 And Was The Subject Of The Famous Film A Bridge Too Far Casualties During The Battle Were Appalling The Brave And Enduring Dutch People Suffered Catastrophically In The Aftermath And German Morale Was Strengthened At A Time Of Otherwise Ebbing Fortunes This New Revised Edition Besides Being A Superb History Is, Above All, A Record Of Quite Extraordinary Courage It Is Unlikely To Be Superseded As The Standard Work On A Bold, Gallant, Yet Doomed, Undertaking.


10 thoughts on “Devils Birthday

  1. says:

    Those of us withthan a passing interest in the history of World War II think we know all about Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the Allies to end the war in 1944 by an airborne assault through Holland to capture bridges over the Maas and Rhine rivers, skirt the Siegfried Line and enter Germany We ve read the book or seen the movie of A bridge too far, and know that it was the lack of intelligence about the SS divisions in the area, or the lack of radio communication that rui Those of us withthan a passing interest in the history of World War II think we know all about Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the Allies to end the war in 1944 by an airborne assault through Holland to capture bridges over the Maas ...


  2. says:

    Thought it was a great read Fitting that it was the first book I finished in my new house on Arnhem St drinking coffee from my mug from the Airborne Museum in Oosterbeek.


  3. says:

    I thought this would just be another Market Garden book but I enjoyed itthan I d expected To begin with, it s told from a British perspective and as such it gets into the details of the British forces much better than accounts I ve read to date The author is candid and critical I thought he was a bit easy on Monty, but he focused his criticisms on Monty s subordinates and their dubious choices It should also be noted that the author participated in the battle as a company commander.H I thought this would just be another Market Garden book but I enjoyed itthan I d expected To begin with, it s told from a British perspective and as such it gets into the details of the British for...


  4. says:

    Nice written and very nice detailed book about operation Market Garden, a must read for anyone interested in this disastrous campaign Te author besides of being a veteran of the operation himself was an historian who talked with officers in the aftermath.


  5. says:

    Powell was a veteran of the battle This book is enjoyable but is relatively amateurish in its writing style Not too different to A Bridge Too Far, just not as detailed.Again full of the many inaccuracies of similar books.


  6. says:

    An excellent book on Operation Market Garden The author does an excellent job of showing us the players and understand their choices and mistakes.


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