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by Cornelius Ryan
A bridge too far, 1974. The last battle, 1966.
A bridge too far, 1974. The longest day, 1959. Simon & schuster paperbacks. 1230 Avenue of the Americas. All rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form.
For each book Ryan interviewed or corresponded with hundreds of military . A gifted reporter and writer, Cornelius Ryan set the standard for telling war stories that fly by like the best novels.
For each book Ryan interviewed or corresponded with hundreds of military veterans and civilian participants, weaving their individual stories together in books at once epic in scale and intimate in focus. A visit to the Normandy beaches in 1949 inspired Ryan to write a book about D-Day, a task that took a decade to complete. In Ryan’s tragic masterpiece A Bridge Too Far (1974), Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery’s bold plan to end the war in 1944 by crossing the Rhine in Holland sets in motion the greatest airborne assault in history.
A Bridge Too Far, a non-fiction book by Cornelius Ryan published in 1974, tells the story of Operation Market Garden, a failed Allied attempt to break through German lines at Arnhemacross the river Rhine in the occupied Netherlands during World War . .
A Bridge Too Far, a non-fiction book by Cornelius Ryan published in 1974, tells the story of Operation Market Garden, a failed Allied attempt to break through German lines at Arnhemacross the river Rhine in the occupied Netherlands during World War II in September 1944.
Excellent book of 2 books. I was unable to find A Bridge Too Far elsewhere, unlike the Longest Day. Great pictures and useful maps
Every paragraph leaps with action. Not only does it hold up after 60 years, it should be required reading in every high school and college in America for the next 50 years. -Winston Groom, The Wall Street Journal. Excellent book of 2 books. Great pictures and useful maps. Pity it arrived dented, hence I removed one star.
It was painfully obvious, says Captain Ernest Seccombe, that the Jerries had much more ammunition than we did. We tried to move in spurts, from cover to cover. We tried to move in spurts, from cover to cover was caught in a murderous crossfire. I fell like a sack of potatoes. I couldn’t even crawl. Seccombe, who had been hit in both legs, watched helplessly as two Germans approached him. The British captain, who spoke fluent German, asked them to look at his legs. They bent down and examined his wounds
A Bridge Too Far book.
A Bridge Too Far book. A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled and cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day. In this compelling work of history, Ryan narrates the Allied effort to end the war in Europe in 1944 by dropping the combined airborne forces of the.
CORNELIUS RYAN was born in 1920 in Dublin, Ireland, where he was raised. He became one of the preeminent war correspondents of his time, flying fourteen bombing missions with the Eighth and Ninth . Air Forces and covering the D-Day landings and the advance of General Patton’s Third Army across France and Germany.
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