Eclipse: An eye-witness account of the Allied invasion of Fortress Europe in World War II

Eclipse: An eye-witness account of the Allied invasion of Fortress Europe in World War II

by Alan Moorehead
     
 
This is a brilliant eyewitness account of the Allied campaigns in Italy, Normandy, the Rhine, and Germany by one of the finest foreign correspondents covering World War II. It was published in England after the war, in 1945, and gives an account unmediated by hindsight, undimmed by the passage of time. Alan Moorehead went on to become a frequent contributor The New

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This is a brilliant eyewitness account of the Allied campaigns in Italy, Normandy, the Rhine, and Germany by one of the finest foreign correspondents covering World War II. It was published in England after the war, in 1945, and gives an account unmediated by hindsight, undimmed by the passage of time. Alan Moorehead went on to become a frequent contributor The New Yorker and the author of such historical narratives Gallipoli, The White Nile, The Blue Nile, and African Trilogy. He died in 1983.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A renowned Australian-born WWII correspondent vividly describes his experiences accompanying the Allied invasion of Europe and the final defeat of Hitler. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
NY Times Book Review
You have an eerie feeling...that he wandered untrammeled from one end of the war to the other.
Orville Prescott
Eclipse is excellent..a series of magnificently stirring pictures of the peaks of war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569471647
Publisher:
Soho Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.91(d)

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