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The Battle of the Rhine 1944: Arnhem and the Ardennes

the Campaign in Europe

by Robin Neillands

  • 398 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audio Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military Tactics And Strategy,
  • World War II - Europe,
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military History,
  • Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945,
  • Audiobooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames Adams (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8107305M
    ISBN 100786158867
    ISBN 109780786158867
    OCLC/WorldCa148826369

      The US-led breakout in late July released Bradley and Patton's forces into the heart of France, and the liberation of Paris followed swiftly. A crumbling German defence led to Allied overconfidence and the resultant 'bridge too far' at Arnhem, but as the Allies approached the Rhine and the German border, resistance quickly stiffened/5(6).   Listen to Battle for the Rhine: The Battle of the Bulge and the Ardennes Campaign, audiobook by Robin Neillands. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!

    A clear-eyed critique, by noted military historian Neillands (Eighth Army, , etc.), of the Allied command and its decisions and indecisions in the last half of This is a book of battle, including some of the best-known of the European Theater, including the Bulge and Arnhem .   Yet this book, written in Beevor's inimitable and gripping narrative style, is about much more than a single, dramatic battle. It looks into the very heart of war. 'In Beevor's hands, Arnhem becomes a study of national character' - Ben Macintyre, The Times 'Superb book, tirelessly researched and beautifully written' - Saul David, Daily Telegraph/5(12).

    Hitler's Last Offensive (Pen & Sword Military Classics) by Peter Elstob Book Description: This is the full story of the Battle of the Ardennes. in the last weeks of the German armies in the west, after a continuous retreat since the battle of Normandy five months earlier were regrouping in what they thought was to be the last battle in defense of the Fatherland.   Antony Beevor discusses his book, "The Battle of Arnhem", at Politics and Prose. Operation Market Garden was a bold and risky move by the Allies to end the Second World War by capturing the.


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Neillands doesn't shirk from noting the achievements of the German army and also the failures of /5(99). The Battle of Arnhem was a major battle of the Second World War at the vanguard of the Allied Operation Market was fought in and around the Dutch towns of Arnhem, Oosterbeek, Wolfheze, Driel, and the surrounding countryside from 17–26 September The Allies were poised to enter the Netherlands after sweeping through France and Belgium in the summer ofafter the Battle Location: Gelderland, Netherlands.

Ardennesor ‘The Battle of the Bulge,’ is squarely focused on this critical World War II battle spanning August to April The author tracks troop movements and positioning throughout the long conflict, while accounting for decisions made on the field, in the war room, and all the way up the chain of command to Gen.

Dwight /5(2). By late they were fighting on multiple fronts – on the Rhine, in Italy and in Poland – against the combined might of the (rejuvenated) British and Commonwealth, US and Russian armies.

For decades, historians have argued about whether the Allies should have been able to end the war in Europe more quickly after the D-Day landings.

In this audio, Robin Neillands discusses the post-Normandy battles of lateincluding Arnhem and the Battle of the Bulge/5(3). This phase spans from the end of the Battle of Normandy, or Operation Overlord, (25 August ) incorporating the German winter counter-offensive through the Ardennes (commonly known as the Battle of the Bulge) and Operation Nordwind (in Alsace and Lorraine) up to the Allies preparing to cross the Rhine in the early months of Location: Along and around the Siegfried.

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Dwight Brand: Penguin Books.The Battle for the Rhine by Robin Neillands; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Ardennes, Battle of the,Arnhem, Battle of Arnhem, Netherlands.