Monty’s Marauders

The 4th and 8th Armoured Brigades in the Second World War

Patrick Delaforce

Monty wasted no time gathering individuals and formations he could trust for the D-Day landings. These included the 4th and 8th formations. Both had unrivaled fighting records. Once ashore in Normandy the two brigades went on to enhance their reputations. This is an enthralling account of war at the sharp end.
Date Published :
June 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
illustrated
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781844156306
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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$39.95

Overview
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When Monty was given Allied command of the D-Day landings he wasted no time gathering around him individuals and formations he could trust. These included the 4th (Black Desert Rats) and 8th (Red Fox’s Mask) formations. Both had unrivaled fighting records.

Once ashore in Normandy the two superb brigades went on to enhance their reputations on the journey to the heartland of Hitler’s Third Reich and final victory. The author has written a fast moving and enthralling account of war at the sharp end.

About The Author
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Patrick Delaforce served with 11th Armoured Division during the advance through NW Europe.After a career in the wine trade he became a professional writer. Among his books in print with Pen and Sword are Churchill’s Desert Rats in North Africa, Burma, Sicily and Italy, Wellington Le Beau and Monty’s Marauders.

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