By Graham A Thomas

During the Allied boost throughout northwest Europe in 1944, the hole up of the major port of Antwerp was once a pivotal occasion, but it's been overlooked in histories of the clash. The battles in Normandy and at the German frontier were studied usually and intimately, whereas the struggle for the Scheldt estuary, Walcheren and Antwerp itself has been handled as a sideshow. Graham Thomass well timed and photograph account underlines the significance of this element of the Allied crusade and provides a desirable perception right into a complicated combined-arms operation overdue within the moment international battle.
utilizing operational stories and brilliant first-hand eyewitness testimony, he is taking the reader along 21 military staff because it cleared the Channel ports of Calais, Boulogne and Dunkirk, then moved directly to assault the Scheldt and the island stronghold of Walcheren. Overcoming entrenched German resistance there has been necessary to the entire operation, and it's the climax of his soaking up narrative.

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