Bound in original cloth with blue titles in pictorial dust wrapper which has sunned spine and light edge wear, including head and tail of spine. Slight wear to extremities and foxing of top edge; otherwise a very good copy.
By major-general r. e. urquhart cb dso with wilfred greatorex.
8vo. 6 x 8.5 inches. xiii + [ii] + 238 +  pp.
Illustrated by 13 maps and by 24 black and white photographic plates.
Third edition in the first year of publication. The story of Operation Market Garden, the parachute landing at Arnhem, September 1944, by Major-General Robert Elliott (1901-88), commander of the 1st Airborne Division. His account of the battle is well illustrated by maps and includes five appendices of orders and dispositions. The co-author, Wilfred Greatorex (1921-2002) became well known as a film and TV writer and producer.
[Stock No. 25174]