Crusade in Europe [NOOK Book]

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Dedicated to the Allied Soldier, Sailor and Airman of WWII.
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Crusade in Europe

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Overview

Dedicated to the Allied Soldier, Sailor and Airman of WWII.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307816573
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/2/2013
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 559
  • Sales rank: 125,451
  • File size: 13 MB
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Born in 1890 in Denison, Texas, Dwight D. Eisenhower grew up in Abilene, Kansas. He served as Supreme Commander of Allied forces during World War II and, from 1953 to 1961, as 34th president of the United States. He died in Washington, D.C., in 1969.

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Table of Contents

1 Prelude to War 1
2 Global War 16
3 Command Post for Marshall 31
4 Platform for Invasion 49
5 Planning Torch 74
6 Invasion of Africa 95
7 Winter in Algiers 115
8 Tunisian Campaign 135
9 Husky 159
10 Sicily and Salerno 173
11 Cairo Conference 193
12 Italy 201
13 Planning Overlord 220
14 D-Day and Lodgment 253
15 Breakout 266
16 Pursuit and the Battle of Supply 288
17 Autumn Fighting on Germany's Frontier 321
18 Hitler's Last Bid 342
19 Crossing the Rhine 366
20 Assault and Encirclement 387
21 Overrunning Germany 404
22 Victory's Aftermath 427
23 Operation Study 448
24 Russia 457
Acknowledgments 480
Footnotes 481
App. A Allied Order of Battle for Final Offensive 511
App. B The Allied Air-ground Team for the Final Offensive 512
App. C The German Ground Forces 516
Glossary of Military Code Names 518
Index 523
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