Day of Battle by Rick Atkinson
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Day of Battle
By Rick Atkinson

The Day of Battle

The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

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Format: Paperback / softback

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Day of Battle by Rick Atkinson

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Majestic... Atkinson's achievement is to marry prodigious research with a superbly organized narrative and then to overlay the whole with writing as powerful and elegant as any great narrative of war." "The Wall Street Journal"""""In "An Army at Dawn" winner of the Pulitzer Prize Rick Atkinson provided an authoritative history of the Allied triumph in North Africa during World War II. Now, in "The Day of Battle," he follows the strengthening American and British armies as they invade Sicily in July 1943 and then, mile by bloody mile, fight their way north toward Rome.The decision to invade the so-called soft underbelly of Europe was controversial, but once under way, the commitment to liberate Italy from the Nazis never wavered. The battles at Salerno, Anzio, the Rapido River, and Monte Cassino were particularly lethal, yet as the months passed, the Allied forces continued to drive the Germans up the Italian peninsula. And with the liberation of Rome in June 1944, ultimate victory at last began to seem inevitable.Drawing on a wide array of primary source material, written with great drama and flair, "The Day of Battle" is a masterly account of one of history's most compelling military campaigns."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805088618
ISBN-10: 080508861X
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 166mm x 38mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Rick Atkinson

Rick Atkinson, recipient of the 2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing, is the bestselling author of "An Army at Dawn, The Long Gray Line," and "In the Company of Soldiers." He was a staff writer and senior editor at "The Washington Post" for twenty years, and his many awards include Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and history. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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