Deliver Us From Darkness: The Untold Story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment During (BOK)

Ian Gardner, Mario Dicarlo

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This follow-up to Tonight We Die As Men continues the story of the 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division as they dropped into Holland as part of Operation Market Garden. The following 72-day campaign saw the 506PIR constantly on the move, defending various transport hubs around Eindhoven, desperately trying to keep open 'Hell's Highway'. From there, the airborne troopers moved north to near Arnhem where they took a new position around Betuwe. For two months, the Americans battled against German tanks, constant artillery barrages and driving rain and they grimly held their ground, until the Germans finally abandoned the effort. Written with the help and input from numerous veterans, this book tells the complete story of many of America's best soldiers as they fought and died in Holland.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Ian Gardner, Mario Dicarlo
Forlag
Osprey Publishing Ltd
ISBN 9781782008309
Antall sider 344 Dimensjoner 12,7cm x 19,8cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 386 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form European history, Second World War, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Air forces & warfare