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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (25 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robin Neillands Narrator: James Adams Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The post-Normandy battles that the Allies fought as they struggled for seven months to advance from the Seine to the Rhine were complex and controversial. Even after 60 years, the questions remain of who was responsible for the failure at Nijmegen, the destruction of the British First Airborne Division at Arnhem, and the failure of Operation Market Garden. Could the war in Europe have been won in 1944 with better strategies?

Historian Robin Neillands gets to the truth of what really happened. He examines the often difficult relationships between the Allied generals and the nature of Eisenhower's exercise of his role as Supreme Commander. With superb battle narratives throughout and clear analysis of success and failure at every point, the author casts a new and informed light on the long-drawn-out and costly struggle for the Rhine.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Patricrk patrick | 8/1/2009

    " It was good to read an English account of this time period. I have read so much from American sources that hearing Monty described as the best commander of the war is hard to swallow. "

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Author Robin Neillands

Robin Neillands, a former Royal Marines commando, has been described as “one of Britain’s most readable military historians” (Birmingham Post). Author of more than forty books, he is noted for his careful research and clear, lively accounts of complex battles and matters of command. His previous book, The Battle of Normandy 1944, was hailed by the Sunday Timesas one of the best military histories of its year.