1st Edition

Arnhem 1944
The Airborne Battle





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ISBN 9780367159917
March 13, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
526 Pages

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Book Description

This book describes all aspects of the fighting in and around Arnhem in as much detail as possible and with correct 'balance'. It highlights the story of the holding of the area around the Arnhem road bridge by the 2nd Parachute Battalion and by other troops.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Path to Arnhem 2. First Airborne' and Friends 3. The Arnhem Area 4. Preparations for Battle 5. The Air Armada 6. The Morning in Holland 7. The Landings 8. The Vital Hours 9. The Battle in the Town – Monday 10. The Battle in the Town – Tuesday 11. Waiting for the Second Lift 12. The Second Lift 13. The Battle in the Woods 14. The Battle at the Bridge 15. The Formation of the Oosterbeek Perimeter 16. The Battle at Oosterbeek 17. The Resupply Flights 18. The Polish Brigade 19. The Sacrifice of the Dorsets 20. Evacuation 21. The Reckoning 22. The Years That Followed

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