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The day of battle

The day of battle

the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • Military History,
  • Operation Husky, 1943,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Follows the Allied armies from the July 1943 invasion of Sicily to the June 1944 liberation of Rome.

    Edition Notes

    Includes selected bibliographical references (pages 1017-1093). Complete bibliographical references found in original, regular print edition.

    StatementRick Atkinson
    SeriesThe Liberation trilogy -- bk. 2, Thorndike Press large print nonfiction, Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD763.I8 A85 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1109 pages (large print), 32 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages1109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26917971M
    ISBN 101410463869
    ISBN 109781410463869
    LC Control Number2013032229
    OCLC/WorldCa856518420

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Synopsis. Antony Beevor’s D-Day: The Battle for Normandy is the closest you will ever get to war – the taste, the smell, the noise and the fear. The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of. One thing you have to love in a historian (or even just a journalist-turned-book author) is attention to detail.

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The day after he was one of the first GI's into Rome.