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Author Kershaw, Alex.

Title The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau / Alex Kershaw.

Imprint New York : Crown, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 SPARKS,F KER    Available
Edition First Edition.
Description 433 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The dustbowl -- The west -- Off to war -- Italy -- Sicily -- The race for Messina -- Mountain country -- Anzio -- Danger ahead -- Hell broke loose -- A blood dimmed tide -- The battle of the caves -- Crossing the line -- The bitch-head -- The break out -- Rome -- France -- Day 401 -- The Champagne campaign -- The Vosges -- Germany -- Black December -- The breaking point -- Defeat -- The river -- The Siegfried Line -- Cassino on the Main -- Downfall -- The heart of darkness -- The day of the Americans -- The hounds of hell -- The coal yard -- The Linden incident -- The long day closes -- Last battles -- The last days -- Victory in Europe -- Peace breaks out -- The last battle.
Summary The true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War. The battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S. Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe; frmo the invasion of Italy to the gates of Dachau.
Subject Sparks, Felix Laurence, 1917-2007.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 157th. Battalion, 3rd.
United States. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.
Added Title Five hundred days
One soldier's odyssey from the invasion of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
ISBN 9780307887993

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