The struggle for Europe

London : The Reprint Society, 1954. Book club edition. Very good cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some loss) and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Item #328739

Physical description: xiv, 848pp, maps, index (blue cloth, 8"). Notes: Includes bibliography: p. 806-809 and index. Contents: Preface -- Part One. The way back -- I. If necessary, alone -- II. David and Goliath -- III. The victor's dilemma -- IV. Intuition on the march -- V. Search for a blueprint -- VI. The grand design -- VII. The power of the Wehrmacht -- VIII. Fu ührer Prinzip in practice -- IX. From Cossac to Shaef -- X. Prelude to Overlord -- XI. Forecast and fortitude -- Part Two. The Battle of Normandy -- XII. Assault for the sky -- XIII. Assault from the sea: I -- XIV. Assault from the sea: II -- XV. The first evening -- XVI. The fight for the foothold -- XVII. The Battle of the build-up -- XVIII. Caen the crucible -- XIX. Attentat! Attentat! -- XX. The break-out -- XXI. Falaise and Paris. Part Three. The road to Berlin -- XXII. The closing jaws -- XXIII. Roosevelt and the Balkans -- XXIV. The great argument -- XXV. The tide of fortune -- XXVI. The road to Arnhem -- XXVII. The lost opportunity -- XXVIII. The German recovery -- XXIX. The autumn stalemate -- XXX. The Fu ührer's final gamble -- XXXI. The Meuse and the Vistula -- XXXII. Stalin's greatest victory -- XXXIII. The final collapse -- Conclusion -- Appendix A.A note on sources -- B. The High Commands -- Index -- Maps in text / drawn by J.F. Trotter. Subjects: Army. Europe. Germany. Royal Air Force. Royal Navy. World War II. Operation Overlord.
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy. World War, 1939-1945 Europe.

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