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Battle for the Hague 1940: The First Great Airborne Operation in History E.H. Brongers

Battle for the Hague 1940: The First Great Airborne Operation in History

E.H. Brongers

Published February 18th 2004
ISBN : 9789059113077
Paperback
293 pages
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This is the story of the first great air landing operation in history. The plan conceived by Adolf Hitler to capture The Hague by surprise was carried out as part of the Blitzkrieg offensive in western Europe in May 1940. It became a dismal failure.MoreThis is the story of the first great air landing operation in history. The plan conceived by Adolf Hitler to capture The Hague by surprise was carried out as part of the Blitzkrieg offensive in western Europe in May 1940. It became a dismal failure. It also became the only defeat of importance the Germans suffered during their campaign.