The Gothic Line: Canada's Climactic World War II Triumph in Italy

The Gothic Line Canada s Climactic World War II Triumph in Italy Stretching like an armor toothed belt across Italy s upper thigh the Gothic Line was the most fortified position the German army had yet thrown into the Allied forces path On August it fell

  • Title: The Gothic Line: Canada's Climactic World War II Triumph in Italy
  • Author: Mark Zuehlke
  • ISBN: 9781553650232
  • Page: 244
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Stretching like an armor toothed belt across Italy s upper thigh, the Gothic Line was the most fortified position the German army had yet thrown into the Allied forces path On August 25, 1944, it fell to Canadian troops to spearhead a major offensive to rip through that fiercely defended line This gripping chronicle tells, through the eyes of the soldiers who fought thStretching like an armor toothed belt across Italy s upper thigh, the Gothic Line was the most fortified position the German army had yet thrown into the Allied forces path On August 25, 1944, it fell to Canadian troops to spearhead a major offensive to rip through that fiercely defended line This gripping chronicle tells, through the eyes of the soldiers who fought there, of the twenty eight day clash that ultimately ended in glory for the Canadians.

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    1 thought on “The Gothic Line: Canada's Climactic World War II Triumph in Italy”

    1. I was in Chapters, saw this book, and I know Mark Zuehlkes books well. I flipped to the back to see if there was a chance my father would be mentioned and there were almost a dozen pages references. My wife found me about twenty minutes later, with tears in my eyes, reading my father's words.R

    2. I really like Mark Zuehlke's works. I think he compares favorably with Stephen Ambrose for his style and clarity, and for the way he weaves together personal narratives to make a compelling story. I find his work to be a good front line view of these campaigns, but they aren't necessarily the overviews which cover all the political angles, and carefully described strategy and tactics. So, I won't read these without some background, else I would miss out on the fullness of these stories. Certainl [...]

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