Ngst others The text sometimes has an annoying
dumbed down style such as when it mentions the Luftwaffe before explaining that this refers to the German down style such as when it mentions the Luftwaffe before explaining that this refers to the German Force As is often the case with unverified anecdotes most of the German tanks are referred to as Tiger tanks and most of the German anti tank guns whether free standing or self propelled are referred to as 88mm guns On the positive side the text does tell you a lot about the operational issues involved in the battle but honestly other books on the subject do this so much better Readable but flawed Worth "The Read Honestly A "read honestly A detailed description of one of the most infamous campaigns in British history The in depth accounts by the three soldiers allows the read. Wards their objective As the world now nows the mission was to be 'a bridge too far' for the British forcesMike ROSSITER HAS INTERVIEWED THREE OF THE SURVIVORS OF THOSE has interviewed three of the survivors of those days each involved in a different flank of. Published in 2012 We Fought at Arnhem "tells the
STORY OPERATION MARKET GARDEN IN SEPTEMBER 1944 THROUGH THE Operation Market Garden in September 1944 through the of three surviving veterans In "the story Operation Market Garden in September 1944 through the eyes of three surviving veterans In this means that around half of the book looks at the specific experiences of these veterans whilst the remainder gives a general history of the battle The book has irritating flaws the authors technical nowledge is often dubious resulting in numerous errors in detail Examples include referring to the Hotspur glider as
Being Of Flimsy Fabric Covered of flimsy fabric covered when is skinned in plywood the Panzer III medium tank referred to as a light tank the Panther tank referred to as armed with an 88mm gun instead of 75mm a Char Bbis tank referred to as a Renault light tank amo. Operation Market Garden a plan to capture the bridge over the Rhine at Arnhem and outflank the German frontIn all twelve thousand airborne troops were to land either by parachute or glider at three drop zones and move to.
read We Fought at ArnhemEr to garner a better idea of what conditions were like at Arnhem and also helps
the reader emphasize with the soldiers Even though most people will have some idea ofreader emphasize with the soldiers Even though most people will have some idea of events of operation Market Garden the account fleshed out what happened from the troops perspective I did enjoy the book but did find it slightly difficult to get through at times due to the listings of battalions and regiments which confused the points slightly For me personally it was an enlightening read as my grandfather fought at Arnhem however this did make me slightly disappointed as his unit 6th airborne was barely mentioned even though they were in Arnhem two weeks before anyone else If you are interested in modern history this book if for yo. The British attack and in vivid detail reconstructs the events that "Lead Up To This Most Famous Of Glorious Defeats It "up to this most famous of glorious defeats It at once a story of hubris and bad planning but also of valiant sacrifice and inspirational courag. .