Forgotten Voices of the Second World War by Max Arthur
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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War
By Max Arthur

Forgotten Voices of the Second World War

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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War by Max Arthur

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The 1942 raid on Dieppe was an attempt to test the enemy readiness, and take some pressure off the Russian front. It was a costly disaster, but lessons learned there were of the utmost importance to the D-Day planning. After a massive build up of men and materials the D-Day landings finally took place in Normandy on 6th June 1944. Despite vicious battles and stubborn resistance, within 12 weeks the Allied invaded Paris. To compound the enemy's problems, the allies invaded the South of France and rapidly advanced northwards. In desperation Hitler released his "secret weapons" the V1 and V2 over Britain. Slowly but steadily the Allies advanced through Belgium and Holland, and despite setbacks at Arndem and in the Ardennes, finally reached the shores of the Rhine. After a hazardous crossing they finally advanced to meet the victorious Russian Army. Hitler, Mussolini and their cohorts were all dead or captured, and the war was over, at the cost of millions of human lives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781856869539
ISBN-10: 1856869539
Format: Audio cassette
(140mm x 107mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Random House Audiobooks
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Sales Points--The biggest Random House audiobook campaign to date --Produced by the award-winning team that produced Forgotten Voices of the Great War (Mike Carrington Wood and Westwood Sound Productions)--Forgotten Voices of The Great War won the British Book Award - Audiobook of the Year 2003--First hand accounts from those who survived the conflict--Forgotten Voices of The Great War has sold over 3000 box sets at -40 for tape and -50 for CD--With national Radio advertising and in-store promotionsPraise for Forgotten Voices of The Great War audiobook:'One of the most powerful audiobook experiences I have had' Christina Hardyman, BBC History Magazine

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