Battleground General: Arnhem 1944

Battleground General: Arnhem 1944

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By (author) Jonathan Sutherland, By (author) Diane Canwell

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  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Military
  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 232mm x 16mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 19 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: South Yorkshire
  • ISBN 10: 1848844840
  • ISBN 13: 9781848844841
  • Illustrations note: 12 b/w maps
  • Sales rank: 505,218

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This is the first in a series of game books which put you in command of the forces in engaged in some of history's most famous battles. Your tactical skill and ability to make the right command decision will be tested at every turn of the page. Operation Market Garden in September 1944 was one of the most daring Allied plans of the Second World War. An audacious surprise assault from the air, it was intended to give the Allies a bridgehead across the Rhine, removing the last significant natural barrier on the road to Berlin. If successful it might have shortened the war by months. Will the brave British paratroopers be able to seize the vital bridge at Arnhem and hold it until reinforcements fight their way through? Or will the Germans be able to recover the initiative and crush them in a skilful counterattack? The book presents you with a series of command decisions, aided by situation maps; directing you to the next relevant briefing depending on the option you choose. No dice are necessary to play, just this book and your tactical skill. When you buy this book, the fate of nations is in your hands.

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