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Description - The Rock Of Anzio by Flint Whitlock

Anzio was one of the greatest battles of World War II-a desperate gamble to land a large amphibious force behind German lines in Italy in the hope that the war could be shortened by capturing Rome. It also turned out to be one of the bloodiest battles in U. S. military history. Based on extensive research into archives, photos, letters, diaries, previously classified official records, and scores of personal interviews with surviving veterans of the 45th, The Rock of Anzio is written with an immediacy that puts the reader right onto the battlefield and shows us war through the eyes of ordinary men called upon to perform extraordinary deeds.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813343013
ISBN-10: 0813343011
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Basic Books
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Flint Whitlock

Flint Whitlock is a former U.S. Army officer who served on active duty from 1965 to 1970, including a tour in Vietnam. He has been a military historian since 1986 and is the author of several books. He lives in Colorado, USA.

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