The 43rd Wessex Division at War 1944-1945

This is the story of the 43rd Division from its arrival in France during Operation Overlord in June 1944 through to the end of the war with Germany. It relates how the division fought and where, and is illustrated with 21 maps. The division was engaged on the River Odon, and at Hill 112, then in the Seine crossing, the attempted relief at Arnhem, at Groesbeek, in Operation Blackcock and the advance to Goch and Xanten. It also took part in the Battle of the Rhineland and in Operations Plunder and Varsity and made its final move to capture Bremen in 1945. Very readable, and an important volume in our Divisional History series of the Second World War.

  • 9781847910400
  • Maj-Gen. H Essame (Ed)
  • William Clowes
  • 1952
  • 2007
  • 322
  • 35
  • 21
  • Yes

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