Western Allied Forces of World War II

Overview

Beginning with the Polish, French, Dutch, Belgian, Danish, Norwegian and British forces that attempted to stem the Blitzkrieg, and ending with the composite Allied forces that Eisenhower halted on the Elbe river, a wide range of ground forces fought against the Third Reich in the European and Mediterranean theatres. Broken down by key battles or campaigns within each theater of war, Order of Battle: Western Allied Forces of World War II shows the strengths and organizational structures of the Western Allies’ ...
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Overview

Beginning with the Polish, French, Dutch, Belgian, Danish, Norwegian and British forces that attempted to stem the Blitzkrieg, and ending with the composite Allied forces that Eisenhower halted on the Elbe river, a wide range of ground forces fought against the Third Reich in the European and Mediterranean theatres. Broken down by key battles or campaigns within each theater of war, Order of Battle: Western Allied Forces of World War II shows the strengths and organizational structures of the Western Allies’ ground forces campaign by campaign, building into a detailed compendium of information.

With extensive organizational diagrams and full-color campaign maps showing the disposition of units, Order of Battle: Western Allied Forces of World War II is an easy-to-use guide to the many nationalities that served as part of the Allied army, their strengths during key campaigns and battles, and details of where they served throughout the war. The book will be an essential reference guide for any serious enthusiast of World War II.

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”…many easy to read full-color maps showing unit disposition and troop movement over time…organizational diagrams and beautiful campaign maps... an excellent addition to your reference collection.”
IPMS, 06/2010

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...many easy to read full-color maps showing unit disposition and troop movement over time...organizational diagrams and beautiful campaign maps... an excellent addition to your reference collection.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906626556
  • Publisher: Amber Books
  • Publication date: 9/20/2009
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Haskew

Michael E. Haskew is the editor of WWII History Magazine and The World War II Desk Reference with the Eisenhower Center for American Studies. He is the author of "The Sniper At War," "The Encyclopedia of Elite Forces in World War II," "Order of Battle: Western Allied Forces of WWII," and "The Italian Campaign in World War II."

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