Operation Bolero: The Americans in Bristol and the West Country 1942-1945/Ken Wakefield. Crecy Books. Hardcover. First edition 1994. Condition: As new. ISBN 0947554513
This book represents a fascinating study of the impact that the American soldiers had on the people of England, amongst whom they were stationed during World War II, and is illustrated with maps, contemporary and modern photographs, and an appendix listing the various units and where they were located.
It refers, in particular, to the 9th Air Force and the 12th Army Group, including the 1st Army, 3rd Army and 9th Army, who were part of the great build-up of forces in the West Country, during the preparations for the D-Day landings in 1944.
Weight: 520 grams
RRP: 22.00 GBP