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A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan
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Jun 10, 12

Read from June 08 to 10, 2012

A Classic!!!! Both the book which was later made into a movie. This book tells of the Allied effort to end the war in September 1944 by a joint airborne force of American and British paratroopers dropped behind enemy lines to capture a crucial bridge across the Rhine in Arnhem. Operation Market Garden as it was called, Was the largest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled and cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day.
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