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Italy"s Sorrow

Italy"s Sorrow

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Published by HarperCollins in Glasgow .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780007284030

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  Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War, is the well-researched, well-written story of the last year of World War II in Italy. Italy was divided into an Allied-occupied south and a German-occupied.   About the Book. Today Italy is a land of beauty and prosperity but in it had become a place of nightmares, a land of violence, war, and destruction. 'Italy's Sorrow' is the first account of the war in that most beautiful of countries to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War, by James Holland (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at Ratings: 1. Italy’s sorrow: a year of war, By Holland, James | Pages | ISBN: | EPUB | 7 MB. During the Second World War, the campaign in Italy was the most destructive fought in Europe – a long, bitter and highly attritional conflict that raged up the country’s mountainous leg.


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Italy's Sorrow book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the Second World Italys Sorrow book, the campaign in Italy was the most dest /5. Italy's Sorrow A fanastic but at times upsetting book. It probably couldn't be otherwise, given the subject matter.

James Holland presents the war in Italy in painstaking detail, seen through different perspectives. He presents the war through the eyes of Allied and German soldiers and through the eyes of Italian civilians and combatants, both Cited by: 7. "Italy's Sorrow" is a splendid account of an often overshadowed campaign by a historian who has already given us excellent studies of the Siege of Malta and the Desert War.' Daily Express 'The suffering of Italy's innocents deserves to be commemorated.

James Holland's excellent book does that and much more, confirming his place in the first /5(92). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War, by James Holland at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.

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5/5(1). A comprehensive, anecdotal survey of the Italian campaign, with the sweep and cast of characters of a Darryl F. Zanuck epic. As Holland (Together We Stand: America, Britain and the Forging of an Alliance,etc.) sagely notes, the war in Italy cost as Italys Sorrow book Allied troops Italys Sorrow book the campaign in northwestern Europe; it also lasted until the bitter end of World War II.

The War in the West, Volume 1: The Rise of Germany, Big Week: Smashing the Luftwaffe, February The Battle of Britain: The Months That Changed History, May–October   The book is a telling of humankind, humanity, evil, human kindness, and brutality, paralleled with the Nazis and fascism.

It is a book that belongs to every library be it at home, university, college or high schools. I highly recommend this book to everybody. Work Cited. Holland, James. Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War, New York: St. 'Italy's Sorrow' is the first account of the war in that most beautiful of countries to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Offering extensive new research, it weaves together the drama and tragedy of a terrible year of war with new perspectives and material on some of the most debated Pages: That said, "Italy's Sorrow" falls short in certain respects. Initially, while I understand that Holland wanted to focus on just the last year of the war, the book starts well into the Allied campaign to break the Gustav Line.

This somewhat disconcertingly leaves the impression that /5. Italy's Sorrow A Year of War, (Book): Holland, James: During the Second World War, the campaign in Italy was the most destructive fought in Europe -- a long, bitter and highly attritional conflict that raged up the country's mountainous leg.

For frontline troops, casualty rates at Cassino and along the notorious Gothic Line were as high as they had been on the Western Front in the.

'Italy's Sorrow' is the first account of the war in that most beautiful of countries to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Offering extensive new research, it weaves together the drama and tragedy of a terrible year of war with new perspectives and material on some of the most debated /5(). Italy's Sorrow A fanastic but at times upsetting book. It probably couldn't be otherwise, given the subject matter.

James Holland presents the war in Italy in painstaking detail, seen through different perspectives. He presents the war through the eyes of Allied and German soldiers and through the eyes of Italian civilians and combatants, both /5(74). James Holland's "Italy's Sorrow" is a powerful and illuminating study of the WW II battle for Italy.

As a student of history, I find that warfare studies often concentrate so much on the fighting, the movement of army units, the effect of air support and all the other parts of the battle that they overlook the fact that the fighting is taking place somewhere, that people live there, and that Cited by: 7.

James Holland sets a high standard. In ignoring much of the sustained bitterness towards to Mark Clark and concentrating more on the offensives and strategy of Alexander and the reality of Italy’s Sorrow he has achieved a balance I am pleasantly surprised I can subscribe to.

This is an excellent book. 'Italy's Sorrow' is the first account of the war in that most beautiful of countries to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Offering extensive new research, it weaves together the drama and tragedy of a terrible year of war with new perspectives and material on some of the most debated Format: Paperback.

‘Italy’s Sorrow’ is the first account of the war in that most beautiful of countries to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Offering extensive new research, it weaves together the drama and tragedy of a terrible year of war with new perspectives and material on some of the most.

Italy's sorrow also included the loss of and severe damage to famous buildings. Holland mentions the destruction of Benevento's cathedral and describes how Rimini became 'a shell of a city'. This book covers the rarely described GOTHIC LINE campaign to cross the Appennines to /5(89).

'Italy's Sorrow' is the first account of the war in that most beautiful of countries to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Offering extensive new research, it weaves together the drama and tragedy of a terrible year of war with new perspectives and material on some of the most debated.

Italy's sorrow: a year of war, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. British historian and journalist Holland (Fortress Malta) vividly recalls the final year of.

Italy's Sorrow by James Holland is the first account of the conflict there to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Offering extensive original research, it weaves together the drama and tragedy of that terrible year, including new perspectives and material on some of the most debated. Buy Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War, by James Holland online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Italy's Sorrow by James Holland is the first account of the conflict there to tell the story from all sides and to include the experiences of soldiers and civilians alike.

Offering extensive original research, it weaves together the drama and tragedy of that terrible year, including new perspectives and material on some of the most debated Brand: St.

Martin's Press.Today Italy is a land of beauty and prosperity but in it had become a place of nightmares, a land of violence, war, and destruction. James Holland's ground-breaking account expertly documents the German advance to the stalemate of the Gothic line and a segment of Italian history that has been largely neglected.

The war in Italy was the.