But the brilliant plan went wrong and this daring operation ended in bitter defeat for the Allies -- a defeat with twice the casualities of D-Day.
"Tremendous! I know of no work in the literature of WW II as moving, as awesome and as accurate in its portrayal of human courage." --George M. Gavin...Continua
The author shows how that the plan conceived by Montgomery would have brought the war to a close, possibly, within a few months if it had been successful. However, it failed because intelligence was poor. The bravery of the troops fighting under extreme conditions was superb. How sad they had so little support....Continua