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RYAN, CORNELIUS, - A BRIDGE TOO FAR.

Title: A BRIDGE TOO FAR.
Description: Coronet, London, 1981, 9th imp., paperback, 576pp, 8pp half tone ills., 10 maps, chart of command, pictorial wrappers, an account of Operation Market-Garden, an account of Operation Market-Garden, the airborne operation in September 1944 which planned to drop the US 101st and 82nd Airborne and the British 1st Airborne Divisions with the Polish 1st Parachute Brigade and seize the bridges at Eindhoven, Nijmegen and Arnhem, holding them until relieved by the armoured column of XXX Corps, designed to gain access to the heart of Germany and thus shorten the war but failing in the final objective, resulting in greater casualties than in the Normandy landing, light vertical crease in spine and slight colour loss at tail, a little rubbed at extrems. with several light creases to wrappers, edges tanned, good plus,

Keywords: airborne parachute campaign arnhem ww2 market garden

Price: GBP 5.00 = appr. US$ 7.14 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 41876

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