Charts the Allies’ push to the Rhine through modern aerial photography, contemporary illustrations, diagrams, and maps.
The Allies’ campaign to wrest Western Europe from the Nazis’ grasp was one of the most complex military endeavors ever undertaken. Using a mix of powerful media, Leo Marriott and Simon Forty offer a detailed breakdown of the battles that took the Allies from Normandy to the threshold of the Reich.
Linking modern aerial photography with contemporary illustrations, Race to The Rhine provides a new interpretation of the battles, replete with maps, diagrams and photos. For those interested in visiting the sites, it also supplies a guide to the places that best represent the battles today.
Seventy years after the end of World War II, this volume reveals that there are still fresh insights to be gained from re-examining these epic clashes.