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For the Allies, D day was only the beginning. Having succeeded in that epic venture, they faced the prospect of moving beyond the beaches of France.For the Germans who had failed to halt the Allies at the waters edge, the question was how to stop the enemy from further advance before it was too late.Martin Blumenson never forgets that the Allies' spectacular dash from their Normandy beachhead to the German border in the summer of 1944 was accomplished by men of flesh and blood—and led by officers with human doubts, limitations, and determination. He shows us how war is conducted, makes us share the pressures and responsibilities of the commanders, and unforgettably opens us to the hopes and fears of the men who constantly faced the imminence of death. Here are the familiar figures, but revealed in new perspective—Eisenhower, Montgomery, Bradley, Patton, Rommel. This is a masterly and dramatic military narrative in the great tradition—and a moving human record of a turning point in history.

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"For the Allies, D day was only the beginning. Having succeeded in that epic venture, they faced the prospect of moving beyond the beaches of France.For the Germans who had failed to halt the Allies at"

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Martin Blumenson is the author of a dozen books on military subjects.

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ISBN:
9780306809385
Author:
Blumenson, Martin
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
France
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
France - History - German occupation, 1940-
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France.
Subject:
Military-World War II General
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 36
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
472
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 16.2 oz

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