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  • #91
    Originally posted by Full Monty View Post
    There are several quotes like that in Cornelius Ryan's 'A Bridge Too Far' which suggest that the operation was doomed to fail and the only source is Ryan! Not that I think he invented them but they seem apocryphal.
    It seems to me that the allies couldn't believe their luck when the Germans collapsed in the West. Taking advantage of an enemies misfortunes is what we had to do.With hindsight it is obvious that they would "gel" somewhere and some unlucky allied regiment would find that somewhere.
    It happened to be on Hells Highway.#
    I would liken it to a game of rugby;I've broken through the gain line,there doesn't appear to be anyone in front,I'm gonna leg it for the corner!
    CRRUUUNCH!!!!There's almost always some bugger flattens you before the tryline!!
    Many of us criticise Wally commanders for excessive timidity.
    See what happens when they throw caution to the wind.

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