ARNHEM A Road Too Few

Woolford, John
October 2004
Military History;Oct2004, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p26
Discusses the battle at Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands in 1944. Explanation behind the cancellation of the proposed operations of the First Airborne Army; Details of the battle; Reasons behind the delayed attack of the bridge by the Grenadier Guards.


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