Bitter Victory: The Battle for Sicily 1943 :: Carlo D’Este soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1988, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Order of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps; List of sources; Maps to the lining papers; Appendices (14);
From the cover: The author of Decision in Normandy has written the first full account of one of the least known but most dramatic and controversial battles of World War II: the Sicily campaign of 1943. Reviewers of Decision in Normandy acclaimed it as the best-researched, best-reasoned, best-written account of that campaign (The New York Times Book Review) and a fine, balanced account (The Sunday Times (London)) by a major military historian (Max Hastings, London Standard).
Bitter Victory illuminates a chapter of the war which to date has lacked a balanced, full-scale treatment. In rec…
Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine and a touch edgeworn. Remainder mark to the bottom edge of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Quarter-bound Black on Red boards with Red titling to the Spine. 666 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9¼” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Military History catalogue?