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Red Devil Rising
10,000 soldiers came from the sky to secure the Rhine River Bridge at Arnhem, Holland. 2,000 returned, many believing they had been sent on a suicide mission; their battle remembered as one of history's most heroic military feats.
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published February 18th 2008 by Trafford Publishing
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This is a historical novel about Operation Market Garden during WWII. The book focused on the Battle for Arnhem and control of the Rhine River bridge. The British airbourne troops were to capture and hold the bridge until relieved by ground forces 48 hours after the assault. Instead, they held for over a week until they were forced to withdraw with extremely high casualties. The book dramatizes individual soldiers struggle during that difficult time. So it wasn't a definitive history of the ...more