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Victory in Europe By Karen Farrington

Victory in Europe by Karen Farrington

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Victory in Europe Summary

Victory in Europe: The Allies' Defeat of the Axis Forces by Karen Farrington

Operation Overlord was one of the greatest ever military offensives, working to free Europe from the yoke of Nazism.

Starting with the landings on D-Day, Victory in Europe traces the Allied struggle to create a foothold in "Fortress Europe". Overcoming initial setbacks, the final crossing of the Rhine and the advance into Germany changed the course of European history forever. This gripping story is told from the perspective of the service men at the centre of the operation, and how their bravery and doggedness made the defeat of Hitler's hordes possible.

Illustrated with over 100 black and white photos and maps, Victory in Europe is a thrilling read on the final offensive push against Adolf Hitler.

* Normandy landings
* The liberation of Paris
* Battle of the Bulge
* The fall of Berlin
* VE Day

About Karen Farrington

Karen Farrington is a writer and former Fleet Street journalist who has specialised in the study of conflict throughout the 20th century. She marked the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War with the publication of Eyewitness to World War II, compiled from scores of interviews with veterans from around the world, many of whom contributed to this book.

Table of Contents

Building up to Invasion
The Normandy Landings
In the Bocage
The Destruction of Warsaw
The Falaise Pocket
The Liberation of Paris
The Low Countries
The Battle of the Bulge
The Bombing Campaign
Into the Reich
The Fall of Berlin

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Victory in Europe: The Allies' Defeat of the Axis Forces by Karen Farrington
Used - Very Good
Arcturus Publishing Ltd
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