By Rick Atkinson
It is the 20th century's unmatched epic: at a stunning rate, the us and its allies liberated Europe and vanquished Hitler. within the first volumes of his bestselling Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson stated how they fought via North Africa and Italy to the brink of victory. Now he tells the main dramatic tale of all―the vast conflict for Western Europe.
D-Day marked the graduation of the eu war's ultimate crusade, and Atkinson's riveting account of that daring gamble units the speed for the masterly narrative that follows. The brutal struggle in Normandy, the liberation of Paris, the catastrophe that was once Operation industry backyard, the bad conflict of the Bulge, and at last the thrust to the guts of the 3rd Reich―all those historical occasions and extra come alive with a wealth of latest fabric and a enchanting solid of characters. With The Guns ultimately Light, the stirring ultimate quantity of this huge trilogy, Atkinson has produced the definitive chronicle of the battle that unshackled a continent and preserved freedom within the West.