Fall Gelb 1940 (2): Airborne Assault on the Low Countries

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This highly illustrated title deals with the great blitzkrieg campaign of May/June 1940 as German forces poured through Holland and Belgium to confront the French and British. The campaign was audacious, relying on speed and feinting and maneuvers as much as superior force. In the end those qualities were to prove decisive to German success.
Peter Dennis' superb illustrations illuminate a campaign which was in many ways ground-breaking, featuring the first ever airborne assault ...
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Fall Gelb 1940 (2): Airborne Assault on the Low Countries

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Overview

This highly illustrated title deals with the great blitzkrieg campaign of May/June 1940 as German forces poured through Holland and Belgium to confront the French and British. The campaign was audacious, relying on speed and feinting and maneuvers as much as superior force. In the end those qualities were to prove decisive to German success.
Peter Dennis' superb illustrations illuminate a campaign which was in many ways ground-breaking, featuring the first ever airborne assault at a strategic level, and at this point the largest clash of armor in history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781472802743
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/20/2015
  • Series: Campaign Series , #265
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 397,805
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.76 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Doug Dildy is a USAF Academy graduate with a degree in history. He attended the US Armed Forces Staff College and USAF Air War College and holds a Masters Degree in Political Science. Doug has authored several campaign studies as well as several articles covering the Dutch, Danish and Norwegian air arms' defence against the German invasions of 1940 for notable US aviation history magazines. He is a regular contributor to the amateur modelling magazine Small Air Forces Observer. The author lives in Alberqueque, New Mexico.
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