Anzio

Anzio

by Martin Blumenson

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Overview

Anzio, a small town a mere hour's drive from Rome, became a battleground on which both Allies and Germans paid a bloody price. Planned by Churchill as a swift amphibious flanking maneuver, the 1943 battle of Anzio has been viewed by some as one of the most ill-conceived tactical operations of the Allied war effort, and by others as one of the war's singular lost opportunities. Blumenson examines the actions of the men involved, including Churchill, Eisenhower, Clark, and Montgomery, and takes into account records from Allied and German sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815411291
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2001
Edition description: 1ST COOPER
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,041,685
Product dimensions: 5.84(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Martin Blumenson is a distinguished military historian and the author of Kasserine Pass, along with the two-volume The Patton Papers.

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