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A Bridge at Arhnem

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Published by Pinnacle Books, New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
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Open LibraryOL7768656M
ISBN 100523006357
ISBN 109780523006352

The airborne battle for the bridges across the Rhine at Arnhem ranks amongst the Second World War’s most famous actions – inspiring innumerable books and the star-studded movie. This book, however, is unique: deeply moved, the author provides a. Bridge at Arnhem. Title: Bridge at Arnhem. Author: Whiting,Charles. Year of publication: pages. Pictorial jacket over black boards with gilt lettering to spine. B&W photographs. Light tanning to text pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers, paste-downs and text edges.

The Bridge At Arnhem. This year is the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden and the Battle of ’s bridge is most famous for being ‘The Bridge Too Far’, which was at the centre of Cornelius Ryan’s book and the subsequent classic war film of the same name.   All this time John Frost's men had been defending their positions at the Arnhem road bridge, waiting in vain for relief, either from their own division or from ground forces coming up from the south. The composition of the force at the bridge did not change at all after most of the 2nd Battalion's B.

  This fascinating title offers a new look at Operation Market Garden and the Arnhem campaign from the perspective of the German forces who defended against the Allied offensive. In the late summer of , SS-Obergruppenführer Wilhelm “Willi” Bittrich found himself in the Netherlands surveying his II SS Panzer Corps, which was in a poor state having narrowly escaped the defeat in Brand: Bloomsbury USA.   It is September as I write this; all month long, my thoughts have been on Operation Market Garden, and the annual commemorations held in the Netherlands. I decided to re-read one of my favorite books on the subject, Men at Arnhem, by Geoffrey Powell. Geoffrey Powell retired from the British Army in with the.


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Not to diminish anything from this book or the work of the author, but this can almost be a companion to A Bridge Too Far. The author fills in some gaps - for example, Ryan was unable to confirm the identity of an American detachment at Arnhem & Beevor identifies them/5(). The Second Parachute Battalion was the only First Airborne unit to reach the key Arnhem bridge over the Rhine.

The remainder of the division was soon pinned down by the panzer corps in and around. A bridge at Arnhem by Charles Whiting,Pinnacle Books edition, in EnglishPages: My new book, A Bloody Week, looks at the Irish A Bridge at Arhnem book Arnhem. After D-Day, the collapse of German resistance in France and Belgium meant finally the end of the war was within : Dan Harvey.

Operation Market Garden was a failed World War II military operation fought in the Netherlands from 17 to 25 September It was the brainchild of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery and strongly supported by Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt.

The airborne part of the operation was undertaken by the First Allied Airborne Army with the land operation by XXX Corps of the British. The Devil’s Bridge: The German Victory at Arnhem,Anthony Tucker-Jones, Osprey Publishing,p, £ISBN The British view the events surrounding the bridge across the River Rhine at Arnhem in as an heroic attempt to accelerate the defeat of Nazi Germany, a view exaggerated in popular understanding by the film ‘A Bridge Too Far’.

75 years after the infamous Battle of Arnhem, rare photos reveal terrifying death and destruction as allied troops struggle to liberate Netherlands from the Nazis. Memorialised in.

The phrase a Bridge Too Far accurately sums up the reason for the defeat of the allied advance. In the movie, this phrase is uttered by Browning. This is correct and he did indeed say it.

However, in the movie he speaks the phrase at the end of Operation Market Garden after the Allied efforts to take the bridge at Arnhem had failed. Charles Whiting was a British writer and military historian and with some books of fiction and non-fiction to his credit, under his own name and a variety of pseudonyms including Ian Harding, Duncan Harding, K.N.

Kostov, John Kerrigan, Klaus Konrad, and Leo Kessler. Born in the Bootham area of York, England, he was a pupil at the prestigious Nunthorpe Grammar School, leaving at the age of /5(12).

Frost’s men did reach their position at Arnhem Bridge, but the help expected within two days from the tanks of the British XXX Corps never. This fascinating title offers a new look at Operation Market Garden and the Arnhem campaign from the perspective of the German forces who defended against the Allied offensive.

In the late summer ofSS-Obergruppenführer Wilhelm “Willi” Bittrich found himself in the Netherlands surveying his II SS Panzer Corps, which was in a poor state having narrowly escaped the defe/5. The Road bridge was bombed and destroyed by the allies in Octoberconstruction of a bailey bridge began immediately after liberation.

Churchill AVRE in Arnhem, 13 April Close to the bridge is the industrial site “Kleefsewaard”. Abandoned German equipment at the Beeldhouwerstraat railway underpass. Cattepoelseweg. Cattepoelseweg. Price per group of people.

Within 2 hours the Qula Arnhem City Trail will guide you along the best spots in Arnhem, while playing fun riddles and assignments on your smartphone. Try to set a top score with family or friends and explore the city.

There are no fixed starting times or reservations, you pick your own day and time/5(). Arnhem Bridge is located in the city of Arnhem in the east Netherlands. Bus rou 43S and 69 stop nearby.

By car, Arnhem is around km east of Rotterdam along Route A15 (exit onto Route A) and just under km southeast of Amsterdam along Route A1.

An excellent book, I took it to Arnhem as a reference guide. I bought two copies firstly as a birthday present then couldn’t put it down so bought one for myself.

I read a great deal of books on Arnhem and this one is amongst the best. You should also look for ‘Arnhem’ by Martin Middle brook and Its never snows in September’ by Robert Reviews: A bridge at Arnhem by Charles Whiting, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and es: Steel Wall at Arnhem - The Destruction of 4 Parachute Brigade, 19 SeptemberDavid Truesdale.A detailed account of the part played by the 4th Parachute Brigade in the fighting at Arnhem – their arrival on the second day, their failed attempt to break through the German defensive line between the bridge and the landing grounds and the prolonged defence of the Division position at Oosterbeek.

Much has been written about the attempt to seize and hold the bridge at Arnhem, but this book looks specifically at the human cost. The story of the British and Polish paratroops and glider troops at Arnhem is filled with examples of sacrifice, duty, tenacity, and acts of great personal courage that is inspirational, emotional and deeply moving Price: £   “My tanks will be lined up in full force at the bridge, ready to go, hell-bent for Arnhem.

Nothing will stop them.” Instead, once Burriss and his men had taken the bridge, Horrocks, now with a clear run to Arnhem, ordered his men to take an hour break, by which time Frost’s men at Arnhem Bridge had been defeated, and the battle was lost.

The airborne battle for the bridges across the Rhine at Arnhem ranks amongst the Second World War’s most famous actions – inspiring innumerable books and the star-studded movie.

This book, however, is unique: deeply moved, the author prov. Arnhem: Battle For The Bridges sees him return to Stalingrad form. Forensic is too soft a word to describe the breadth of detail he brings.” Daily Express ***** “Antony Beevor deploys all the qualities in this book that have made him our pre-eminent historian of the Second World War.

The Battle of Arnhem may be among the most intricate accounts of Market Garden since Cornelius Ryan’s A Bridge Too Far, upon which the film was based.[4] On the spectrum’s opposite end is Gerhard L. Weinberg’s A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II.

[5].The idea for The Devil’s Bridge: The German Victory at Arnhem, all started with a nice glass of chilled Moselle. Over the years there had been numerous books on the epic battle for Arnhem, but they were always from the Allied point of view or an uneasy mix of Allied and German.