Alex Kershaw: The Liberator

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The untold story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War
   Written with Alex Kershaw’s trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces the remarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe—from the first landing in Italy to the final death throes of the Third Reich.

   Over five hundred bloody days, Sparks and his infantry unit battled from the beaches of Sicily through the mountains of Italy and France, ultimately enduring bitter and desperate winter combat against the die-hard SS on the Fatherland’s borders. Having miraculously survived the long, bloody march across Europe, Sparks was selected to lead a final charge to Bavaria, where he and his men experienced some of the most intense street fighting suffered by Americans in World War II.

   And when he finally arrived at the gates of Dachau, Sparks confronted scenes that robbed the mind of reason—and put his humanity to the ultimate test.

Boktitel: The Liberators
Författare: Alex Kershaw
Bokförlag: Broadway Books

Den brittiske författaren Alex Kershaw (född 1966) är inte släkt med en annan känd brittisk historieförfattare, Ian Kershaw (född 1942), som har skrivit en berömd biografi om Hitler.

ALEX KERSHAW is the New York Times bestselling author of several books on World War II, including The Bedford Boys and The Longest Winter. He lives in Willamstown, Massachusetts.

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