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- DescriptionHeavily outnumbered by German forces, John Frost's men have failed in their attempt to hold the road bridge in Arnhem. (See Part 1) The rest of the British Airborne Division is forced to retreat to Oosterbeek to form a bridgehead for the troops approaching from the south. The heavy fighting is accompanied by immense suffering for all those concerned t least the civilians desperately hiding in their cellars. slowly it becomes clear that the long-awaited 30th Corps will t be coming to relieve them Without food or water and with little ammunition left, the situation has become gravely desperate for General Urquhart's airborne troops. With the first tanks rolling into the village streets of Oosterbeek near Arnhem, the battle against Hitler's elite forces is about to reach its deadly climax. Will they still manage to cross the river Rhine and escape with their lives? Brought to you in the form of an outstanding Graphic Novel, this story of human sacrifice is worthy of being told over and over again.
- Author BiographyHennie Vaessen is a Dutch comic artist and illustrator. He has been drawing all his live. He lives in Oosterbeek, together with his wife and two children. Oosterbeek is the place, where 70 years ago General Urquhart and his men doggedly fought for their lives against overwhelming German forces. Hennie Vaessen started publishing his historical graphic novel series on the Battle of Arnhem in 2011 to great acclaim from the Dutch public. So far he realized three books on the war and is still continuing.
- Author(s)Graeme Cunningham,Hennie Vaessen
- Date of Publication01/09/2011
- SubjectTrue Military / Combat Stories
- Series TitleThe Battle of Arnhem September 1944
- Place of PublicationOosterbeek
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- Content Notegraphic novel: full colour throughout
- Width222 mm
- Height289 mm
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