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Fort Eban Emael 1940

by Tim Saunders

Part of the Battleground Europe Series

Fort Eban Emael 1940 Synopsis

The seizure of the Belgian fortress stronghold at Eban Emael by German Airbourne and Special Forces was the dramatic opening shot in the Nazis' devastating May 1940 offensive. Codenamed Operation GRANITE, it involved glider forces in a daring coup de main operation achieving total surprise and success. The simultaneous assaults on key bridges on the Albert Canal are also described in graphic detail.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781844152551
Publication date: 9th February 2005
Author: Tim Saunders
Publisher: Leo Cooper Ltd an imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: European history, Second World War, Battles & campaigns,

About Tim Saunders

Tim Saunders has written numerous best-selling BGE books including EPSOM, The Island, Hell's Highway, Nijmegen.

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