Victory in Europe: From D-Day to the Destruction of the Third Reich 1944-1945

Victory in Europe: From D-Day to the Destruction of the Third Reich 1944-1945

by Julian Thompson, Imperial War Museum
     
 
History comes to life in this gripping account of the storming and taking of Hitler's “Fortress Europe” by the Allies during the final 11 months of World War II. Written by a leading military historian and containing 15 facsimile items of memorabilia from the Imperial War Museum and other repositories--including maps, diary excerpts, and

Overview

History comes to life in this gripping account of the storming and taking of Hitler's “Fortress Europe” by the Allies during the final 11 months of World War II. Written by a leading military historian and containing 15 facsimile items of memorabilia from the Imperial War Museum and other repositories--including maps, diary excerpts, and letters--Victory in Europe takes readers from D-Day, Operation Market Garden, and Arnhem to the Battle of the Bulge, the fall of Berlin, and Germany's unconditional surrender.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780970721
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Julian Thompson is a leading military historian, a Visiting Professor of War Studies at King's College London and a distinguished veteran of the Falklands War. He has written numerous successful books, including Somme and Verdun: The Bloodiest Battles of World War I and Masters of the Battlefield, both for Carlton.

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