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Rückzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944

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The Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, marked a critical turning point in the European theater of World War II. The massive landing on France's coast had been meticulously planned for three years, and the Allies anticipated a quick and decisive defeat of the German forces. Many of the planners were surprised, however, by the length of time it ultimately took to d ...more
Hardcover, 435 pages
Published August 28th 2012 by University Press of Kentucky (first published January 1st 2012)
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Technical analysis not easily readable. Reads like a doctoral thesis as it was originally.
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A very fascinating read covering Cobra to Market-Garden, sometimes on an hour by hour basis.
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Yes, it reads like the scholarly work it is. It is analysis, not story-telling.
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