This epic WWII battle over a monstrous fortified hill in Italy became a hand-to-hand fight, pitting one infantryman against another--an unusual form of combat in modern warfare. Eye-witness accounts of this unique battle give you an in-depth look at this battle between German paratroopers and British, American, Canadian, French, Indian, and Polish units. Maps and brilliant color artworks bring the battle to life.The Four Battles January-May 1944 Ken Ford. January with a preliminary move to capture the start ... Both of the leading battalions, 1st Scots Guards and 1st Irish Guards, ran into trouble. The Irish Guards were first stopped and then forcedanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Crowood Press - 2001|