Buy The Struggle for Europe (Wordsworth Military Library) New edition by Chester Wilmot, Michael Howard (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. This classic text describes the build-up of the invasion of Europe, and the scenes at beach-head and in the bocage of Normandy. It also discusses the disputes. Results 1 – 30 of The Struggle for Europe by Wilmot, Chester and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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One reviewer complained that it needs to be updated but; ironically, Chester Wilmot died in a plane crash the day before I was born!

It is both intriguing as well as entertaining. Peter Macinnis rated it it was amazing Jun 17, He reported from Papua during the Japanese invasion inincluding the Kokoda Track campaignwhere he walked up to the forward area, around Abuari and Isurava, with fellow war correspondent Osmar White and cinematographer Damien Parer.

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Wilmot’s cautious advocacy for Montgomery’s subsequent operations on the Rhine, however, and his balanced and insightful account of the often acrimonious competition for resources among Allied commanders does little to enhance anyone’s reputation save that of the teh Eisenhower; chestre goes a long way toward explaining the Supreme Commander’s subsequent political apotheosis. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Want to Read saving…. Steen Alexander rated it really liked it Jul 18, Wilmot began to work as a legal clerk in No eBook available Amazon.

The Struggle for Europe

The Best Books of Wilmot who parachuted in with the British on D- Day; this book at times presents both sides of different battles. Other books in this series. Great piece of European history, rather academic, had been referenced in other good works dealing with this period.


The pattern of post-war Europe, he maintains, was determined during the fighting; he sees the shaping of events through a study of wartime diplomacy and strategy and the impact on wartime policies of the personalities of the statesmen and generals with whom the decisions lay. This page was vor edited on 9 Juneat The war would be a struggle strgugle the allies to develop a decisive superiority xtruggle against a portion of the German line, obtain a breakthrough, then exploit through the gap to hasten Germany’s defeat.

Description This classic text describes the build-up of the invasion of Europe, and the scenes at the beach-head and in the “bocage” of Normandy. Customers who bought this item also bought. He attended Melbourne Grammar School and then studied history, politics and law under Sir Ernest Scott at the University of Melbournewhere he resided at Trinity College and became interested in debating ; after he graduated inhe went on an international debating tour.

Views Read Edit View history. Wordsworth Editions- History – pages. One feels a satisfying sense of the actual ebb and flow of events on the wilmoot at important turning points. Eagle Against the Dtruggle It is in a league of one. One of my all time favourites. There’s much the same kind of pace and sense of drama in reconstructed remembered history that Rummel Desert For??

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To ask other readers questions about The Struggle for Europeplease sign up. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Write a customer review. Thomas Marshall rated it it was amazing Apr 30, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. He was present at and reported from the field for most of the actions during the liberation of Europe. I wilot read it again at some point in the future.

That this strategy was not done under Field Marshall Montgomery’s guidance is a tragedy, according to Wilmot. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. There are certainly details that are passed over quickly but this is an excellent starting point from which to grasp the origins and ultimate outcome of World War Two.


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What Katy Did Susan Coolidge. It makes absorbing reading, particularly for armchair strategists, today. It also discusses the disputes among the Allies, the Anglo-American difficulties over Grand strategy, and the friction between Hitler and his generals which culminated in the plot of July 20thas well as the pincer movements of the Russians and the Anglo-American forces which brought Europe to victory.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Read more Read less. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Based on careful winnowing of the published records, on the recently available material from the German files, on British material not used by American historians, this given now one front, now another, sometimes British, sometimes American, sometimes German- and only indirectly Russian.

Most of the battles I have read of before. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.