- Hardcover: 413 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (January 30, 1954)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0316583162
- ISBN-13: 978-0316583169
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.6 x 8.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,823,656 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sicily-Salerno-Anzio: January 1943 - June 1944 (Vol 9 [ix] History of United States Naval Operations in World War II) Hardcover – January 30, 1954
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Below, please find some more remarks on each of three main parts.
1. Invasion of Sicily (Operation "Husky"), 10 July-17 August 1943.
This is the best part of the book. It begins with the strategic debate among allies about the next move once Tunisia is taken - and it was quite a debate, with many tense but also some quasi comical moments... Once Sicily is selected to be the next target Admiral Morison describes the planning and training, secret operations destined to deceive Hitler and Mussolini about allies real intentions, preparatory air strikes and finally the landings themselves. Once the troops were disembarked (with very little immediate resistance) the real campaign begins - and it was a tough one.Read more ›
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this history is where my dad was in ww2. so i feel closer to him, by reading it.Published 18 months ago by luvsminis