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At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy 1944 -45 / Christian Jennings

By: Jennings, Christian [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing Ltd, 2016Description: 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1472821645; 9781472821645.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy | Italy -- History -- German occupation, 1943-1945 | Italy -- History -- Allied occupation, 1943-1947 | Gothic Line (Italy) | 1939-1947DDC classification: 940.54215 Summary: As the allies stormed across Normandy in late summer 1944, another strategically vital yet unsung campaign was being fought across the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. A vast army of twelve different nationalities was faced with the bloody task of breaking through the Gothic Line, a rugged barrier of German defensive positions that stretched from the Adriatic coast to the Mediterranean.
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As the Allies stormed across Normandy in late summer 1944, another strategically vital yet unsung campaign was being fought across the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. A vast international army of 12 different nationalities had to break through the Gothic Line, a rugged barrier of German defensive positions that stretched from the Adriatic coast to the Mediterranean. In this fast-paced narrative of a year at war, veteran foreign correspondent and historian Christian Jennings provides an unprecedented look inside these crucial, bloody battles, through the eyes of 13 men and women from seven different countries, bringing history and war to life in this unmissable book.

As the allies stormed across Normandy in late summer 1944, another strategically vital yet unsung campaign was being fought across the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. A vast army of twelve different nationalities was faced with the bloody task of breaking through the Gothic Line, a rugged barrier of German defensive positions that stretched from the Adriatic coast to the Mediterranean.

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