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Would highly recommend to any student of military history as a Must Read.
As with the first book in this trilogy Mr. Atkinson has done an excellent job keeping it interesting and including personal insight from the generals and the privates.
This book reads like a thrilling page-turner novel, though its impeccably researched and very well written.
Outstanding detail, and for lovers of military history, simply a riveting read.Published 1 day ago by Alf Sammut
I may have forgotten about the campaigns in Sicily and Italy, This book has reminded me to honor the many brave Americans who gave their
lives on foreign soil and kept our... Read more
An in-depth look into the beginning of the American military machine that won the war in Europe, complete with coming of age mistakes and growing pains by some of our greatest... Read morePublished 1 day ago by R. Henry
The myth of military omniscience takes a hit here, and the dogfaces pay a terrible price. The combined ineptitude of the British and American leadership is dispiriting. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Don Wallace
As with all of his books, this was very well written and difficult to put down. I learned a great deal about the fighting in Italy. I never knew how little prepared the U.S. Read morePublished 8 days ago by William M. Funk III
For the history buff, this is a gem. A " can't put it down" historical record of the battle for Italy. Read morePublished 8 days ago by pic'sbymike
A wonderful book with many updated details. Very long but also very readable. It puts you right in the middle of battles and discusses the good and the bad of many strategic... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Reynolds
No one with an interest in WWII should miss reading the trilogy by Rick Atkinson. The Day of Battle gives the reader a vivid picture of the battles in Italy and the tremendous... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Bill Holland