world war two

  1. untallguy

    Monte Cassino: Opening the Road to Rome

    Monte Cassino by Richard Doherty is another book on the fighting in and around Cassino in 1944. The book covers the fighting in Italy before the campaign, the battles themselves and the subsequent advance on Rome. Doherty has done a good job here in putting together a narrative to cover a...
  2. W

    Monty's Functional Doctrine

    This book seeks to answer an intriguing question: given his superiority in firepower, equipment and intelligence, how did Montgomery experience such difficulty in breaking out of the Normandy beachhead after the D-Day landings. The Wehrmacht, despite the odious regime it defended, is widely...

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