British Liberation Army 1944-45
By (author) Charles Whiting
Normal Price: $42.99
Your Price: $38.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
British Liberation Army 1944-45 by Charles Whiting
Book DescriptionThe author is a World War II combat veteran and Britain's most prolific military writer. This book presents the final, terrible stages of the war through the eyes of those who fought it.This latest book by Charles Whiting, the prolific historian of the Second World War, details the final efforts of the British infantry to free Europe from the grip of the German Army. From the drama of D-Day to the grim push into Germany and on to Berlin, the focus is on the men who took the brunt.The contribution of the British forces is sometimes downplayed: it was after all the Russian winter and the Yanks that won the War. Whiting is happy to adjust the perspective a little! Though the best description of this book does in fact come from an American, Paul Fussell, wounded in France leading an infantry section. 'Those who fought in the line, especially if they were wounded, constitute an ingroup separate from those who did not. Praise or blame does not attach. There is an instinctive scepticism about pretension...and the pomp of authority.' Charles Whiting was part of that in-group.
Buy British Liberation Army 1944-45 book by Charles Whiting from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781862274402
(240mm x 160mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Spellmount Publishers Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles Whiting
SS Peiper, Paperback (April 2012)
Jochen Peiper was notorious for his participation in the massacre of American soldiers at Malmedy in December 1944, he might have felt he had paid the price when he was released from prison in 1957. But as Charles Whiting vividly demonstrates, a grisly end still awaited him.
Hunt for Martin Bormann, Paperback (October 2010)
This ed. originally published: London: Leo Cooper, 1996.
Skorzeny, Paperback (July 2010)View all books by Charles Whiting
Skorzeny was one of the most daring figures of the 20th Century. His exploits included the rescue of Mussolini from his mountain prison, a brief affair with Eva Peron, a blackmail attempt on Winston Churchill and the kidnapping of the son of the wartime dictator of Hungary. Eisenhower declared him The most wanted man in Europe". Charles Whiting
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about British Liberation Army 1944-45 book by Charles Whiting and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Charles Whiting
Charles Whiting is Britain's most prolific military writer with over 250 books to his credit. He saw active service in the Second World War, serving in an armoured reconnaissance regiment attached to both the U.S. and British armies. He is therefore able to write with the insight and authority of someone who, as a combat soldier, actually experienced the horrors of World War II. Charles Whiting died in July 2007. This is his last work.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.