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Monte Cassino

Ten Armies in Hell

Caddick-Adams, Peter

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Monte Cassino
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The five-month Monte Cassino campaign in central Italy is one of the best-known European land battles of World War Two, alongside D-Day and Stalingrad. It has a particular resonance now, because Cassino, with its multitude of participating armies - most notably the American 5th Army under the controversial General Mark Clark - was perhaps Ithe/I campaign of the Second World War that most closely anticipates the coalition operations of today, with its ever-shifting cast of players stuck in inhospitable, mountainous terrain, pursuing an objective set by unknowing politicians in distant capitals, where victory is difficult to define.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
ISBN: 0199974640
9780199974641
Characteristics: xvi, 396 pages, [16] pages of plates :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm

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