By Air to Battle

The Official History of the British Paratroops in World War II (World War II from Original Sources)

Bob Carruthers

First published in 1945 and comprising a compilation of fascinating primary accounts of airborne combat as told by the men who fought in the action, this is the official history of Airborne operations by British Paratroops in World War II. It is an inspiring and at times very comic description of the true events that took place at historic conflict
Date Published :
January 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781781591130
Pages : 240
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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$19.95

Overview
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First published in 1945 and comprising a compilation of fascinating primary accounts of airborne combat as told by the very men who fought in the action, ‘By Air to Battle’ is the official history of Airborne operations by British Paratroops in World War II. Spanning the introduction of the Central Landing Establishment to the end of the war, we follow the heroic exploits of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions. Never before available in eBook form ‘By Air to Battle’ is an inspiring and at times very comic description of the true events that took place at such historic conflicts as Arnhem, the Rhine, Normandy and Bruneval as well as the Airborne forces in North Africa, Sicily and Italy. This is a must-read for any military history enthusiast.

About The Author
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Bob Carruthers is an Emmy Award winning author and historian, who has written extensively on the Great War. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Bob is the author of a number of military history titles including the Amazon best seller The Wehrmacht in Russia.

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