Hell's Highway is the dramatic name given to the vital stretch of road that the British 3rd Guards Armoured Division had to advance down rapidly on their route to relieve the American Paras (83rd Airborne) at Nijmegen and the British 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem.
It should have been easy as The Screaming Eagles (101st Airborne) had been dropped to hold it.
The reasons for the ensuing delay which led to disaster at Arnhem remain controversial and make for gripping reading.
Adopting the clear and successful style of Battleground works this book relies on personal accounts to embellish this dramatic story.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 146 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/08/2001
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780850528374