One Day in a Very Long War Wednesday October 25th 1944

By: Ellis, John

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This text focuses on a single day during World War II when the Allied war machine was in top gear, but victory was far from a foreseeable reality. It describes a world-wide conflict from the viewpoint of those who took part on all fronts in both Allied and Axis forces. Among the set-piece actions of the day are the titanic naval battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippines, Hilter planning an Ardennes offensive which is to lead to the Battle of the Bulge, the eruption of the Red Army into Eastern Europe, a frustated wolf-pack in the Atlantic, the saturation bombing of Essen and Hamburg, V2 rocket attacks on London and high secret Manhattan Project. review >>> `Brilliant. . . an excellent book. . . A very fine slice of martial life from a military historian at the top of his form. ' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 593 pp, mapped endpapers, a kilo packed for post.

Title: One Day in a Very Long War Wednesday October 25th 1944

Author Name: Ellis, John

Categories: - WORLD WAR II, WEAPONS, FIREARMS, WAR, MILITARY,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: UK, Random House: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good/Good

Size: 24 Cm

Seller ID: 010898

Keywords: Ellis War Second,