Victory in Europe : From D-Day to the Destruction of the Third Reich
"Victory in Europe" is a graphic account of the storming and taking of Hitler's "Fortress Europe" by the Allies during the final eleven months of the Second World War. From June 1944 to May 1945 this epic campaign encompassed many of the most famous battles and events of the Second World War, from D-Day, Arnhem, the Battle of the Bulge and the capture of the bridge at Remagen, to the taking Hitler's Eagle's Nest, the shocking discovery of the concentration camps, the final unconditional surrender of Nazi German and Victory in Europe Day. Written by leading military historian Julian Thompson, "Victory in Europe" contains 12 facsimile items of memorabilia. The reader can re-live this momentous period of history by examining maps, diaries, letters, and other items which up till now have remained filed or exhibited in the Imperial War Museum and other museum collections in Northern Europe and America.