The Rock Of Anzio: From Sicily To Dachau, A History Of The U.S. 45th Infantry Division by Flint WhitlockThe Rock Of Anzio: From Sicily To Dachau, A History Of The U.S. 45th Infantry Division by Flint Whitlock

The Rock Of Anzio: From Sicily To Dachau, A History Of The U.S. 45th Infantry Division

byFlint Whitlock

Paperback | March 30, 2005

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Anzio was one of the greatest battles of World War II-a desperate gamble to land a large amphibious force behind German lines in Italy in the hope that the war could be shortened by capturing Rome. It also turned out to be one of the bloodiest battles in U.S. military history. Based on extensive research into archives, photos, letters, diaries, previously classified official records, and scores of personal interviews with surviving veterans of the 45th, The Rock of Anzio is written with an immediacy that puts the reader right onto the battlefield and shows us war through the eyes of ordinary men called upon to perform extraordinary deeds.
Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Flint Whitlock is a former U.S. Army officer who served on active duty from 1965 to 1970, including a tour in Vietnam. He has been a military historian since 1986 and is the author of Soldiers on Skis, The Rock of Anzio, and The Fighting First. He is a regular contributor to World War II magazine and WW ...
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Title:The Rock Of Anzio: From Sicily To Dachau, A History Of The U.S. 45th Infantry DivisionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:March 30, 2005Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0813343011

ISBN - 13:9780813343013

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