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.
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About 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.