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  • Von: Cornelius Ryan
  • Gesprochen von: Clive Chafer
  • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 11 Min.
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    The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.

    A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan’s masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshaled the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled and cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-day.

    In this compelling work of history, Ryan narrates the Allied effort to end the war in Europe in 1944 by dropping the combined airborne forces of the American and British armies behind German lines to capture the crucial bridge across the Rhine at Arnhem.

    Focusing on a vast cast of characters - from Dutch civilians to British and American strategists to common soldiers and commanders - Ryan brings to life one of the most daring and ill-fated operations of the war. A Bridge Too Far superbly recreates the terror, suspense, heroism, and tragedy of this epic operation, which ended in bitter defeat for the Allies.

    About the author: Cornelius Ryan (1920–1974), born in Dublin, Ireland, became one of the preeminent war correspondents of his time, flying fourteen bombing missions with the US Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. He is the author of numerous books, including several classics of military history, which have appeared throughout the world in nineteen languages. He was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French government in 1973.

    ©1974 Cornelius Ryan (P)2012 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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    “I know of no other work of literature of World War II as moving, as awesome, and as accurate in its portrayal of human courage.” (General James M. Gavin)
    “Ryan masters a spare, strong style to deliver a battle that has much of the majesty and beauty of classic tragedy. ( Kirkus Reviews)

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    History often speaks for itself. Not fully in this case. This perfectly red book should be part of school education to keep the collected fates alive. As I was born, raised and still am living at the Lower Rhine Area, very close to the Dutch border, I clearly can follow the dramatic developments collected in this book which give me an even easier approach to this battle.