Backwater War: The Allied Campaign in Italy, 1943-1945

Hardcover | August 25, 2002

byEdwin Hoyt

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This is the story of the Backwater campaign, a series of battles skillfully staged by the Germans and so botched by the Allies that their victory was achieved only as a result of German exhaustion.

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This is the story of the Backwater campaign, a series of battles skillfully staged by the Germans and so botched by the Allies that their victory was achieved only as a result of German exhaustion.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:August 25, 2002Publisher:Praeger PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0275974782

ISBN - 13:9780275974787

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"This sharp-edged, operationally focused narrative, aimed at a general audience, demonstrates the difficulties the Allies faced during the World War II Italian campaign while arguing strongly that the campaign itself was unnecessary, the result of confused strategic planning."-Dennis Showalter United States Military Academy