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Operation Dragoon: Autsy of a Battle: The Allied Liberation of the French Riviera, August-September 1944, Hardback Book

Operation Dragoon: Autsy of a Battle: The Allied Liberation of the French Riviera, August-September 1944 Hardback

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On the night of August 14-15, 1944, the First Airborne Task Force, which included the U.S. 509th, 517th and 551st Parachute Infantry Regiments, jumped into enemy held territory spearheading Operation Dragoon, the Allied invasion of southern France.

Based on interviews from all combatant units, battlefield archaeology, period photos, letters and reports, this book provides an outstandingly detailed hour-by-hour account of the advance through southern France, as seen through the eyes of those who lived through it, bringing to light the tragic and gruesome realities of what was later to become known as the "Champagne Campaign."

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 560 pages, 874 b/w & colour photos
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Second World War
  • ISBN: 9780764345807

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