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As one might expect from a Pulitzer Prize winning author, it is written with verve and panache . . . highly recommended (Military History)
Easily the best history of the Second World War in western Europe that I have ever read (History Today)
The Guns at Last Light tells [the story from D-Day to VE-Day] brilliantly . . . fascinating (Choice Magazine)
A stirring final volume of a monumental trilogy, this book completes a definitive chronicle of the Second World War (Military History)
[Atkinson's] storytelling verve and infectious, boyish enthusiasm swept me up and carried me along from D-Day in June 1944, all the way through Normandy, Paris, Arnhem and the Bulge to the final apocalyptic reckoning ... gripping and harrowing ... for sheer relentless readability, Atkinson is hard to beat. (Telegraph)
I was hooked from the first page . . . a gripping account (BBC History)
For history buffs or anyone interested in how men react in extremis ... top storytelling (Antony Beevor Mail on Sunday)
as fast and furious as the conflict it describes (The Times)
Superbly researched . . . an epic tale in Atkinson's expert hands. He never stoops to breathless prose in this perfectly paced account, and he always comes up with fresh and revealing details (Antony Beevor Sunday Times) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
The magnificent conclusion to Atkinson's monumental and highly acclaimed trilogy about the Liberation of Europe in the Second World War. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
I have read the previous titles in the trilogy and found them absorbing. I am an amateur student of military history so am well informed. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Thomas Hoey
Matches his exceptional high standard. Highly commended.Published 9 months ago by Mr. Richard Connell
Many fascinating details.Sparse on German strategies.Too generous to Montgomery failures and behaviour.Nonetheless a informative and cogent account of the campaign.Published 12 months ago by dnm
Waited two years for Rick Atkinson to complete the trilogy, well worth the wait, fantastic price and the usual super service from Amazon, what would we do without youPublished 14 months ago by david whitfield
Guns at last light is the final book in this trilogy on the United States Army in the Second World War.
This covers the D Day landings and on to the German capitulation. Read more
This is the third volume covering WW2. Others covered the war in Africa and the operations in Sicily and Italy. Read morePublished 17 months ago by bernard hardy
RICK Atkinson has done a very good job! He has not been too pro American, he gives Patton as much stick as Monty for example. Read morePublished 19 months ago by stuart collingwood
Arrived on time book is exactly as promised, gave it to my husband as an anniversary gift. He had read it at the library but wanted to own it.Published 20 months ago by Mrs Mary Thompson