Caen: Anvil of Victory - Alexander MckeeWhite Lion, 1976, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, faded at the spine, with a several small closed, untidy, tears to the panels.
Illustrated with B&W photographs. First in this edition. From the cover: “The struggle for possession of Caen in June 1944 was more than a battle. It was the centre-piece of a campaign which began with the greatest amphibious operation in history. This was followed by two months of ferocious fighting — house by house, hedge by hedge beneath massive air bombardments as the elite of the British, Canadian and German armies burned away in the unprecedented savagery of a bitter holocaust. Here is a superb tribute to the bravery and tenacity of both Allied and enemy troops”
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 397
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