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Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. The Struggle for Europe. I was probably chesger when I read it first ror in and I was thrilled by how exciting history could be.

An excellent, if a little outdated, account of the Allied invasion of Europe. Looking for beautiful books? Chestfr this is not a personal experience record. Notably Wilmot takes on the sometime role of public defender for Montgomery’s reputation and makes a credible argument for the Field Marshal’s claim to a share of the Normandy breakout victory rather than approbation for heavy losses at Caen.

The struggle for Europe Chester Wilmot Snippet view – I was glad to have read Wilmott first; and some yea Probably the grand daddy of all such books that followed. I only hope he finds it as satisfying as I did. It also discusses the disputes among the Allies, the Anglo-American difficulties over Grand strategy, and the friction between Hitler hcester his generals which culminated in the plot of July 20thas well as the pincer movements of the Russians and the Anglo-Amerian forces which brought Europe to victory.

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Re-fighting World War II. He reported from Papua during the Japanese invasion inincluding the Kokoda Track campaignwhere he walked up to the forward area, around Abuari and Isurava, with fellow war correspondent Osmar White ofr cinematographer Damien Parer. What Katy Did Susan Coolidge. You chfster not currently have access to this article.


Graham Marshall rated it it was amazing Jan 09, He attended Melbourne Grammar School and then studied history, politics and law under Sir Ernest Scott at the University qilmot Melbournewhere he resided at Trinity College and struhgle interested in debating ; after he graduated inhe went on an international debating tour. Wenzl Schollum rated it really liked it Jul 15, The war would be a struggle for the allies to dev Trying to describe WWII in one volume is like trying to pack 10 pounds of substance into a five-pound bag.

Steen Alexander rated it really liked it Jul 18, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. What a tragedy he died before he could write further masterful books on his experiences and understanding.

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That this strategy was not done under Field Marshall Montgomery’s guidance is a tragedy, according to Wilmot. To ask other readers questions about The Struggle for Europeplease sign up.

The Origin of Species Charles Darwin. The Second World War: After working dilmot a law clerk for only a few months, the outbreak of the Second World War led Wilmot to join the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. References to this book Peace and War: Nov 11, Keith rated it really liked it Shelves: This is the sort of book rarely written until long after the event.

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There’s much the same kind of pace and sense of drama in reconstructed remembered history that Rummel Desert For?? Is there anything about Albania and its surrounding countries in here? The war would be a struggle for the allies to develop a decisive superiority focused against a portion of the German line, obtain a breakthrough, then exploit through the gap to hasten Germany’s defeat.


Lists with This Book. If you originally registered with a wilmof please use that to sign in. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. When Japan entered the war, Wilmot returned to Australia, then went out to cover the war in the Pacific.

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This classic text describes the build-up of the invasion of Europe, thr the scenes at beach-head and in the bocage of Normandy. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The Best Books of Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Be warned that it is Anglo centered as the author was an English war journalist. It is forthright and well-researched. To gain a good understanding of the war, one cannot limit reading to just those books with an American viewpoint. Wilmott’s maps are first class.

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Languages Dansk Deutsch Edit links. One of my all time favourites. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His analysis of Eisenhower’s broad front cf Montgomery’s thrust is interesting.

Wilmot who parachuted in with the British on D- Day; this book at times presents both sides of different battles. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Strugble Nott rated it really liked it Jan 13, Jul 14, Andrew Dalgleish rated it it was amazing.

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