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!Kindle ♎ Arnhem 1944: Operation Market Garden ⚇ Market Garden was one of the most audacious, and ultimately controversial, operations of the Second World War a joint penetration, by an armoured column and a large scale airborne drop, to punch a decisive hole in the German defences If it had succeeeded, the war could have ended inYet the two pronged attack failed in its objectives This book details how, instead of being relieved afterhours as expected, British paratroopers were cut off for nine days Facing two unexpected SS Panzer divisions the Allies were eventually evacuated across the Rhine after putting up an incredible fight of the , men involved less than , survived One of the best Osprey Campaigns I have read. Osprey Publishing Campaign publication.The place is worthwhile visiting as well. Some episodes of history arethan unforgettable, they are thrilling every time one thinks of them One such is the battle of the bulge, when the allied forces were further out than could be logistically supported and German forces unexpectedly turned around to strike back, and the allies were surrounded on almost all sides with almost no option but to surrender or be massacred and yet the commander famously replied nuts to the proposal of surrender from the Germans, barely taking the ci Some episodes of history arethan unforgettable, they are thrilling every time one thinks of them One such is the battle of the bulge, when the allied forces were further out than could be logistically supported and German forces unexpectedly turned around to strike back, and the allies were surrounded on almost all sides with almost no option but to surrender or be massacred and yet the commander famously replied nuts to the proposal of surrender from the Germans, barely taking the cigar out of his mouth for saying that much calmly, immediately, nonchalantly Patton was in Italy and was informed of the bulge and the urgency and he drove his army in an impossible drive across to the battlefront in Ardennes near Belgian border in time to save the situation, the men, the battle and the war Great book..sad story.especially watching the Brits being pinned down and decimated in Arnhem First of all, Montgomery holds a lot of the blame for this one, but in my mind, it rests on the shoulders of Eisenhower Monty continued to beleaguer Eisnhower for a lead in a battle anywhere and sold this plan to him It almost seems as if Ike wanted to placate him, because the risk involved far outstripped the realities on the ground Intelligence was all but non existant and the terrain was Great book..sad story.especially watching the Brits being pinned down and decimated in Arnhem First of all, Montgomery holds a lot of the blame for this one, but in my mind, it rests on the shoulders of Eisenhower Monty continued to beleaguer Eisnhower for a lead in a battle anywhere and sold this plan to him It almost seems as if Ike wanted to placate him, because the risk involved far outstripped the realities on the ground Intelligence was all but non existant and the terrain was one road with many bridges critical for follow on force to support the 1st British Airborne Division in Arnhem The saddest part was the total lack of expediency to support them when the ard convoy got bogged down, that is from the command level The tenacity and bravery of the soldiers to hold on to what they did, for as long as they did was above and beyond the call of duty The essence of Operation Market Garden wasn t the 101st or the 82nd troopers of the US, but the slaughter of a division in which only 2000 returned