Paperback: 179 pages
Publisher: Pen and Sword (June 19, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 3360254
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
Victory in North Africa was a triumphant beginning but the Allies knew that there was no time to lose. ‘Festung Europa’ (Fortress Europe) had to be cracked and Operation HUSKY was the bold beginning. As well as a massive seaborne invasion, Roosevelt and Churchill ordered their military commanders Eisenhower, Alexander and Montgomery to initiate a major airborne assault. Unfortunately, as Whiting reveals, those responsible for planning were at log...