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No Less Than Victory: A Novel of World War II

Authors: Shaara, Jeff
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC002000, FIC032000
ISBN: 9780345516619, Related ISBNs: 0307576655, 0307576663, 0345497929, 0345497937, 0345516613
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 480,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: After the success at Normandy, the Allied commanders are confident that the war in Europe will soon be over. But in December 1944, in the Ardennes Forest, the Germans launch a ruthless counteroffensive that begins the Battle of the Bulge. The Führer will spare nothing to preserve his twisted vision of a “Thousand Year Reich,” but stout American resistance defeats the German thrust. No Less Than Victory is a riveting account presented through the eyes of Eisenhower, Patton, and the soldiers who struggled face-to-face with their enemy, as well as from the vantage point of Germany’s old soldier, Gerd von Rundstedt, and Hitler’s golden boy, Albert Speer. Jeff Shaara carries the reader on a journey that defines the spirit of the soldier and the horror of a madman’s dreams.
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