The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 (Book, 2007) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

Author: Rick Atkinson
Publisher: New York : Picador, Henry Holt and Company, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The second volume in a trilogy chronicling the liberation of Europe during World War II focuses on the Allied campaigns in Sicily and Italy, detailing the bloody battles at Salerno, Anzio, and Monte Cassino, as well as the June 1944 liberation of Rome.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Atkinson
ISBN: 9780805062892 0805062890 9780805088618 080508861X
OCLC Number: 85019241
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xiii, 791 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: 1: Across the Middle Sea --
The burning shore --
An island redoubt --
2: Salerno --
Corpse of the siren --
Winter --
3: A river and a rock --
Perdition --
The murder space --
4: Four horsemen --
A kettle of grief --
The great prize.
Responsibility: Rick Atkinson.

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The second volume in a trilogy chronicling the liberation of Europe during World War II focuses on the Allied campaigns in Sicily and Italy, detailing the bloody battles at Salerno, Anzio, and Monte Cassino, as well as the June 1944 liberation of Rome.
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