The Real Tragedy of the Rapido Texas A & M University Press ed
By (author) Martin Blumenson
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Bloody River by Martin Blumenson
Book DescriptionIn southern Italy in January 1944, American forces at the base of the Monte Cassino height tried to cross the Rapido River and registered one of the most bitter failures of World War II. Conceived by General Mark Clark to help the Allied landings at Anzio, the attack at the river was part of a coordinated effort to capture Rome. Bloody River, first published in 1970, presents a detailed and impartial examination of this still controversial disaster. Unlike other accounts, Blumenson's focuses on the event itself, its circumstances and the people directly involved. Questioning why the attack failed, Blumenson finds the answers in the relationship among Clark, Walker and Major General Geoffrey Keyes, the corps commander in the middle.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780890968529
(222mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Texas A & M University Press
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Martin Blumenson
MARTIN BLUMENSON served in the European theater during World War II and commanded the 3rd Historical Detachment in Korea. Author of numerous military histories, he lives in Washington, D.C.
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