Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome

Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome

by Mark Zuehlke
     
 

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For the Allied armies fighting their way up the Italian boot in early 1944, Rome was the prize that could only be won through a massive offensive. Military historian Mark Zuehlke returns to the Mediterranean theater of World War II with this gripping tribute to the Canadians who opened the way for the Allies to take Rome. The book is a fitting testament to the bravery

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For the Allied armies fighting their way up the Italian boot in early 1944, Rome was the prize that could only be won through a massive offensive. Military historian Mark Zuehlke returns to the Mediterranean theater of World War II with this gripping tribute to the Canadians who opened the way for the Allies to take Rome. The book is a fitting testament to the bravery of soldiers like the badly wounded Captain Pierre Potvin, who survived more than 30 hours alone on the battlefield.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773733084
Publisher:
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.57(d)

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