Ý At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45 || ✓ PDF Read by ¶ Christian Jennings
Nov 19, 2019 - 05:14 AM By Christian Jennings

In the autumn of 1944, as Patton s army paraded through Paris, another Allied force was gathering in southern Italy Spearheaded by over 100,000 American troops, this vast, international army was faced with a grim task break The Gothic Line, a series of interconnected German fortifications that stretched across the mountains of northern Italy Striving to reach Europe s vuIn the autumn of 1944, as Patton s army paraded through Paris, another Allied force was gathering in southern Italy Spearheaded by over 100,000 American troops, this vast, international army was faced with a grim task break The Gothic Line, a series of interconnected German fortifications that stretched across the mountains of northern Italy Striving to reach Europe s vulnerable underbelly before the Red Army, these Allied soldiers fought uphill against entrenched enemies in some of the final and most brutal battles of the Second World War.In At War on the Gothic Line, veteran war correspondent and historian Christian Jennings provides an unprecedented look inside this unsung but highly significant campaign Through the eyes of thirteen men and women from seven different countries, Jennings brings history to life as he vividly recounts the courageous acts of valor performed by these soldiers facing overwhelming odds, even as many experienced discrimination at the hands of their allies and superiors.Witness the courage of a young Japanese American officer willing to die for those under his command Lie in wait with a troop of Canadian fur trappers turned snipers Creep along mountain paths with Indian warriors as they assault fortified positions in the dead of night Learn to fear a one armed SS Major guilty of some of the most atrocious war crimes in the European theater All these stories and pack the pages of this faced paced, action heavy history, taking readers inside one of the most important, and least discussed, campaigns of World War Two.
  • Title: At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45
  • Author: Christian Jennings
  • ISBN: 9781250065179
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Hardcover

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Jim Blessing Nov 19, 2019 - 05:14 AM
This was a difficult read regarding the miltary aspects of this conflict. Ivan Houston and Daniel Inouye are the heros in the story.
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Keith PJ Duggan Nov 19, 2019 - 05:14 AM
Excellent read. Up to date historical research and compelling story telling. I learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed it
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Francis Nov 19, 2019 - 05:14 AM
It is an incredible story, just don't think it was written very well. Some unnecessary repetition and a bit disjointed to me. I did not know that Brazil sent soldiers to fight on the Italian front. I did like that the book covered the US Army, English Army, Australian, New Zealand, the resistance and the German army in the Italian theater.Unfortunately, our lack of resolve allowed communism to expand throughout Europe as is shown at the end and with allied dealings with communist resistance figh [...]
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David Nov 19, 2019 - 05:14 AM
I received this book through a Firstreads giveaway on . This book is a well written, very readable work of narrative non-fiction that covers the fighting in Italy after the liberation of Rome, on June 5, 1944. Christian Jennings effectively uses first hand accounts throughout the book making it feel less like a history text. I enjoyed that the author covered all aspects of the conflict from the Allies to the Germans and even the partisans. He concludes the book with with an epilogue to address w [...]
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Dave Hoff Nov 19, 2019 - 05:14 AM
Another WW2 Military history book. This one the battle of Italy. Author gives detailed accounts of weapons carried, battles fought. The slow process of defeating the Germans and the Italian Fascists, fighting northward. The Gothic Line the last German Line of defense, broken by the surrender of the enemy in Italy. Moved right into the Cold War as Russian and Yugoslavia, claiming a part of Europe that should have been freed. Good writing on the brave U.S. Army Nisei and Buffalo Soldiers and how h [...]
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At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45 By Christian Jennings In the autumn of 1944, as Patton s army paraded through Paris, another Allied force was gathering in southern Italy Spearheaded by over 100,000 American troops, this vast, international army was faced with a grim task break The Gothic Line, a series of interconnected German fortifications that stretched across the mountains of northern Italy Striving to reach Europe s vuIn the autumn of 1944, as Patton s army paraded through Paris, another Allied force was gathering in southern Italy Spearheaded by over 100,000 American troops, this vast, international army was faced with a grim task break The Gothic Line, a series of interconnected German fortifications that stretched across the mountains of northern Italy Striving to reach Europe s vulnerable underbelly before the Red Army, these Allied soldiers fought uphill against entrenched enemies in some of the final and most brutal battles of the Second World War.In At War on the Gothic Line, veteran war correspondent and historian Christian Jennings provides an unprecedented look inside this unsung but highly significant campaign Through the eyes of thirteen men and women from seven different countries, Jennings brings history to life as he vividly recounts the courageous acts of valor performed by these soldiers facing overwhelming odds, even as many experienced discrimination at the hands of their allies and superiors.Witness the courage of a young Japanese American officer willing to die for those under his command Lie in wait with a troop of Canadian fur trappers turned snipers Creep along mountain paths with Indian warriors as they assault fortified positions in the dead of night Learn to fear a one armed SS Major guilty of some of the most atrocious war crimes in the European theater All these stories and pack the pages of this faced paced, action heavy history, taking readers inside one of the most important, and least discussed, campaigns of World War Two.

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