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Operation Dragoon

Operation Dragoon

by William B. Breuer

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Library Journal - Library Journal
Another popular history from Breuer. The book focuses on the first day of the Allied invasion of southern France, and on the airborne and commando troops who spearheaded the attack. Breuer integrates the stories of veterans of these forces into a fast-paced narrative that reestablishes war as the province of confusion, particularly in the context of a nighttime air assault. The victory that emerged from the chaos of Dragoon's first hours owed less to planning than to the fighting spirit and fighting power of these men. The book complements Alan Wilt's The French Riviera Campaign (Southern Illinois Univ. Pr., 1981) and compares with S.L.A. Marshall's Night Drop (Battery, 1982. reprint). Recommended for general collections. Dennis E. Showalter, History Dept., Colorado Coll., Colorado Springs

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