Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio

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Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio by way of Flint Whitlock

Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio by way of Flint Whitlock
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Overview: A riveting and complete account of the Battle of Anzio and the Alamo-like stand of American and British troops that became positive defeat into victory

The four-month-long 1944 combat on Italy’s coast, south of Rome, used to be one in all World War II’s longest and bloodiest battles. Surrounded by way of Nazi Germany’s maximum fanatical troops, American and British amphibious forces persevered relentless mortar and artillery barrages, aerial bombardments, and human-wave assaults by way of infantry with panzers. Through all of it, in spite of super casualties, the Yanks and Tommies stood aspect by way of aspect, combating with, as Winston Churchill stated, "determined valour."

So intense and heroic used to be the combating that British squaddies had been awarded two Victoria Crosses, whilst American squaddies won twenty-six Medals of Honor-ten of them awarded posthumously.

The unheard of defensive stand ended with the Allies breaking out in their besieged beachhead and in spite of everything attaining their objective: Rome. They had actually snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.

Award-winning writer and army historian Flint Whitlock makes use of reputable data, memoirs, diaries, letters, and interviews with individuals to seize the determined nature of the combating and create a complete account of the unrelenting slugfest at Anzio.

Desperate Valour is a stirring chronicle of braveness past measure.
Genre: Non-Fiction, History

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Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio by means of Flint Whitlock

Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio by means of Flint Whitlock
Requirements: ePUB Reader, 37 MB
Overview: A riveting and complete account of the Battle of Anzio and the Alamo-like stand of American and British troops that grew to become positive defeat into victory

The four-month-long 1944 struggle on Italy’s coast, south of Rome, used to be certainly one of World War II’s longest and bloodiest battles. Surrounded by means of Nazi Germany’s maximum fanatical troops, American and British amphibious forces persevered relentless mortar and artillery barrages, aerial bombardments, and human-wave assaults by means of infantry with panzers. Through all of it, in spite of super casualties, the Yanks and Tommies stood facet by means of facet, preventing with, as Winston Churchill stated, "determined valour."

So intense and heroic used to be the preventing that British squaddies have been awarded two Victoria Crosses, whilst American squaddies gained twenty-six Medals of Honor-ten of them awarded posthumously.

The unparalleled defensive stand ended with the Allies breaking out in their besieged beachhead and in spite of everything achieving their objective: Rome. They had in point of fact snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.

Award-winning writer and army historian Flint Whitlock makes use of reputable information, memoirs, diaries, letters, and interviews with individuals to seize the determined nature of the preventing and create a complete account of the unrelenting slugfest at Anzio.

Desperate Valour is a stirring chronicle of braveness past measure.
Genre: Non-Fiction, History

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Seven Seas, Nine Lives: The Valour of Captain A.W.F. Sutton, CBE, DSC and Bar, RN

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The Name of Valour by Jonathan Lunn

Valour at Vimy Ridge by Tom Douglas (.AZW3)

Valour at Vimy Ridge: Canadian Heroes of World War I by Tom Douglas (New Edition)
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Overview: A defining moment in Canadian military history. A much-needed allied victory. A show of valour and heroism. The battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917 saw Canadian troops storm a strategic 14-kilometre long escarpment that was believed to be impregnable. This was the first time in the nation’s history that a corps-sized formation fought together as a unit under its own meticulous planning. Canadian troops persevered under heavy fire to take the ridge, demonstrating incredible discipline and bravery. The battle became a symbol of sacrifice for the young nation and a turning point in its role in the global theatre of war.

TOM DOUGLAS is an award winning journalist and author of four best-selling military history books–Canadian Spies, D-Day, Great Canadian War Heroes, and Valour at Vimy Ridge. Tom is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, worked as Communications Advisor for Veterans Affairs Canada, and has written speeches for the Minister of National Defence.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Hill of Squandered Valour: The Battle for Spion Kop, 1900

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Hill of Squandered Valour: The Battle for Spion Kop, 1900

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Of Living Valour: The Story of the Soldiers of Waterloo

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