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Bitter Victory illuminates a chapter of World War II that has lacked a balanced full scale treatment until now In recounting the second largest amphibious operation in military history Carlo D'Este for the first time reveals the conflicts in planning and the behind the scenes uarrels between top Allied commanders The book explodes the myth of the Patton Montgomery rivalry and exposes how Alexander's inept gene. Another superb effort by military historian and biographer Carlo D Este this work covers the often forgotten Operation Husky the conuest of Sicily by the Americans and the British This work covers the campaign from both the Allied and Axis points of view and the view is mostly from the top as DEste concentrates on the planning or lack of same and execution of the high commands British general Harold Alexander the combined ground forces commander receives special criticism as a leader who wasn t capable of leading or stamping his vision on how the battle should be fought on his subordinates Montgomery and Patton so each of them fought their own battle as they saw fit A very thorough overview of this fascinating campaign and not to be missed by anyone with an interest in the Second World War Tall man riding. recounting the second largest amphibious operation in military history Carlo D'Este for the first time The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory reveals the conflicts in planning and the behind the scenes uarrels between top Allied commanders The book explodes the myth of the Patton Montgomery The Big Golden Book of Poetry rivalry and exposes how Alexander's inept gene. Another superb effort by military historian and biographer Carlo D Este this work covers the often forgotten Operation Husky the conuest of Sicily by the Americans and the British This work covers the campaign from both the Allied and Axis points of view and the view is mostly from the top as DEste concentrates on the planning or lack of same and execution of the high commands British general Harold Alexander the combined ground forces commander NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW receives special criticism as a leader who wasn t capable of leading or stamping his vision on how the battle should be fought on his subordinates Montgomery and Patton so each of them fought their own battle as they saw fit A very thorough overview of this fascinating campaign and not to be missed by anyone with an interest in the Second World War

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Have been a great triumph into a bitter victory that later came to haunt the Allies in Italy Using a wealth of original sources D'Este paints an unforgettable portrait of men at war From the front lines to the councils of the Axis and Allied high commands Bitter Victory offers penetrating reassessments of the men who masterminded the campaign Thrilling and authoritative this is military history on an epic sca. Excellent account on the Husky Operation Not only describes the lack of coordination between the different service arms the need for protagonism on behalf of Patton and Montgomery but also how Husky was a learning process for the Allies using airborne and seaborne forces for later operations such as Overlord Also appraised is the German retreating tactics and evacuation plan which as success not even the Germans expectedAs the author says it was a material victory for the Allies but a moral one for the GermansAs side note I found very interesting the chapter about the involvement of the US Navy and the Mafia during the operation The Coquette and the Boarding School reassessments of the men who masterminded the campaign Thrilling and authoritative this is military history on an epic sca. Excellent account on the Husky Operation Not only describes the lack of coordination between the different service arms the need for protagonism on behalf of Patton and Montgomery but also how Husky was a learning process for the Allies using airborne and seaborne forces for later operations such as Overlord Also appraised is the German Imagimorphia retreating tactics and evacuation plan which as success not even the Germans expectedAs the author says it was a material victory for the Allies but a moral one for the GermansAs side note I found very interesting the chapter about the involvement of the US Navy and the Mafia during the operation

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Ralship nearly wrecked the campaign D'Este documents in chilling detail the series of savage battles fought against an overmatched but brilliant foe and how the Germans against overwhelming odds carried out one of the greatest strategic withdrawals in history His controversial narrative depicts for the first time how the Allies bungled their attempt to cut off the Axis retreat from Sicily turning what ought to. A fascinating account of Sicilian campaignThis book does a good job of bringing the battles in Sicily to life It does focus to much on the elite regiments and says little about the vast majority of soldiers in the battlesThe book desperately needs a good editor There are hundreds of spelling mistakes and typographical errors


8 thoughts on “Bitter Victory

  1. says:

    My dad Einar Graff Jr was an army cryptanalyst attached to the navy during WWII His work shipboard was to maintain encrypted communication with amphibious landing forces He served therefore in North Africa in Sicily and in the Philippines or precisely in the vicinities of Oran Algeria and of Gela Sicily and at the battle and subseuent landings in Leyte Gulf As Dad approached his 95th year his end in sight I

  2. says:

    Another superb effort by military historian and biographer Carlo D'Este; this work covers the often forgotten Operation Husky the conuest of Sicily by the Americans and the British This work covers the campaign from both the Allied and Axis points of view and the view is mostly from the top as DEste concentrates on the planning or

  3. says:

    A fascinating account of Sicilian campaignThis book does a good job of bringing the battles in Sicily to life It

  4. says:

    In this excellent book Mr D'Este delves deep into the near bitter warfare raged amongst the Allied high commands as they planned and prepared for Operation Husky the invasion of Sicily The differences of opinion regarding high strategy and the tactical details between the Americans and the British helped to create a still lasting aura of mistrust between the Allies that would follow them throughout the course of the wa

  5. says:

    Excellent account on the Husky Operation Not only describes the lack of coordination between the different servi

  6. says:

    I like all of Carlo D'Este's books but something about the Sicilian campaign is just so damn interesting He does an excellent job capturing all sides of the battle

  7. says:

    A great study on the Sicily campaign

  8. says:

    Well done narrative history another winner from D'Este It's not a uick read the final chapters could have been concise but by and large this is an excellent treatment of a complex campaign

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