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The seizure of the Belgian fortress stronghold at Eban Emael by German Airbourne and Special Forces was the dramatic opening shot in the Nazis' devastating May 1940 offensive. Codenamed Operation GRANITE, it involved glider forces in a daring coup de main" operation achieving total surprise and success. The simultaneous assaults on key bridges on the Albert Canal are also described in graphic detail."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844152551
ISBN-10: 1844152553
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 148mm x 12mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Leo Cooper Ltd
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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