Barry Turner Countdown to Victory

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Countdown to Victory

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In standard histories of the Second World War, the last six months in the western European arena invariably make a short epilogue. After the German failure in the Battle of the Bulge, Hitler's bold counter attack across the Ardennes, the war is often assumed to have been all over bar sporadic shooting. This was far from the truth; it was certainly not how those soldiers and civilians at the front saw it. Drawing on American, British, Canadian, German, Dutch and Scandinavian sources, most of them previously unpublished, and starting with the Battle of the Bulge, Countdown To Victory tells the little known story of those final months through the eyes of ordinary people who had to live the trauma.

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Barry Turner has been a full-time writer for twenty years but started writing long before that, first as a teacher and then as a journalist. He has been a regular presenter on radio and television , mostly for the arts and education. He is the author of twenty books, and editor of the annual Statesman's Yearbook and Writer's Handbook.


'A tapestry full of illuminating detail...If you want to live or relive the experience of those bloody and frustrating months, this book provides you with instant access.' -- Daily Mail

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Turner, Barry
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