Nijmegen: U.S. 82nd Airborne Division - 1944

Nijmegen: U.S. 82nd Airborne Division - 1944

by Tim Saunders


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The 82nd Airborne Division fought some of its most desperate battles in support of the British landings at Arnhem, yet these actions are little known today. All of the units, personalities and actions of this hopeless struggle are covered in the acclaimed Battleground Europe style. This heavily illustrated work also contains a guide to the battle sites, monuments and local facilities as they are today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780850528152
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Publication date: 11/03/2008
Series: Battleground Europe Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,148,625
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Tim Saunders served as an infantry officer with the British Army for thirty years, during which time he took the opportunity to visit campaigns far and wide, from ancient to modern. Since leaving the Army he has become a full time military historian, with this being his sixteenth book, has made nearly fifty full documentary films with Battlefield History and Pen & Sword. He is an active guide and Accredited Member of the Guild of Battlefield Guides.

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