Operation Market Garden

Watts, M. (2012) Operation Market Garden. In: Operation Market Garden, 10th June, 2012, Hotel Hartenstein, Oosterbeek, Netherlands. (Unpublished)

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In September 1944, the allies undertook the largest ever airborne operation, apparently in an effort to capitalise on the German withdrawal from France and Belgium and end the war in the west by encircling the Ruhr. But what really lay behind this most audacious and daring attempt to finish the war in 1944? Inter allied rivalry, at the highest levels of military command, and the pursuit of personal ambition, will be discussed to reveal some of the reasons for failure and the post war bitterness it engendered.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D0025 Military and naval history
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Dr Martin Watts
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2018 15:30
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2018 12:34
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17490

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