This is one of the finest accounts of a military campaign that I've ever read.
For example, remembrances of Anzio are very similar for those at the front lines, as well as in rear areas since little actually distinguished the two.
You probably won't find a better, more detailed account of the Anzio battle than in this book.
Content-wise I would easily rate this title as "5 stars", I barely left it out of my sight until finished, unfortunately its conversion to e-book format is not... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mihai-Vlad Nagea
The Italian people have always been of extremely high interest to me. This author vigorously produces a robust, modern historian's style that catapults one right into the intricate... Read morePublished 9 months ago by franklin c. white jr.
The Campaign in Italy was tough and often overlooked. This diluted the German forces ,but not their spirit. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mark J. Motley
I like this series and I am looking forward to buying the final third book in the series, OK, OKPublished 19 months ago by Anna Collins
The entire Italian campaign in World War II was something of a strategic mistake, and it reached it's nadir when, with the allied offensive stalled at Monte Cassino, Churchill... Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by Jonathan Baum
A struggle to comprehend, that is. A very in-depth analysis of the battles waged at Anzio and Salerno. Read morePublished on April 29, 2012 by amorris1pa
PLENTY OF PERSONALITIES, ATTITUDE AND GREAT RIVALRIES.
Carlo D'Este proved why he is a great military writer and story teller.