By Rick Atkinson

The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the 3rd Reich is a narrative of braveness and enduring triumph, of calamity and miscalculation. during this first quantity of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson indicates why no glossy reader can comprehend the last word victory of the Allied powers and not using a snatch of the good drama that opened up in North Africa in 1942 and 1943.
Beginning with the bold amphibious invasion in November 1942, a military at sunrise follows the British and American armies as they struggle the French in Morocco and Algeria, after which tackle the Germans and Italians in Tunisia. conflict through conflict, an green and occasionally poorly led military steadily turns into a very good struggling with strength. crucial to the story are the extreme yet fallible commanders who come to dominate the battlefield: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley, Montgomery and Rommel.

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