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No Less Than Victory By Jeff Shaara No Less Than Victory is the crowning achievement in master storyteller Jeff Shaara s soaring World War II trilogy, revealing the European war s unforgettable and harrowing final act After the success of the Normandy invasion, the Allied commanders are buoyantly confident that the war in Europe will be over in a matter of weeks, that Hitler and his battered army have no oNo Less Than Victory is the crowning achievement in master storyteller Jeff Shaara s soaring World War II trilogy, revealing the European war s unforgettable and harrowing final act.After the success of the Normandy invasion, the Allied commanders are buoyantly confident that the war in Europe will be over in a matter of weeks, that Hitler and his battered army have no other option than surrender But despite the advice of his best military minds, Hitler will hear no talk of defeat In mid December 1944, the Germans launch a desperate and ruthless counteroffensive in the Ardennes forest, utterly surprising the unprepared Americans who stand in their way Through the frigid snows of the mountainous terrain, German tanks and infantry struggle to realize Hitler s goal divide the Allied armies and capture the vital port at Antwerp The attack succeeds in opening up a wide gap in the American lines, and for days chaos reigns in the Allied command Thus begins the Battle of the Bulge, the last gasp by Hitler s forces that becomes a horrific slugging match, some of the most brutal fighting of the war As American commanders respond to the stunning challenge, the German spear is finally blunted.Though some in the Nazi inner circle continue the fight to secure Germany s postwar future, the F hrer makes it clear that he is fighting to the end He will spare nothing not even German lives to preserve his twisted vision of a Thousand Year Reich But in May 1945, the German army collapses, and with Russian troops closing in, Hitler commits suicide As the Americans sweep through the German countryside, they unexpectedly encounter the worst of Hitler s crimes, the concentration camps, and young GIs find themselves absorbing firsthand the horrors of the Holocaust.Presenting his riveting account through the eyes of Eisenhower and Patton and the young GIs who struggle face to face with their enemy, and through the eyes of Germany s old soldier, Gerd von Rundstedt, and Hitler s golden boy, Albert Speer, Jeff Shaara carries the reader on a journey that defines the spirit of the soldier and the horror of a madman s dreams.
Jeff Shaara, a descendant of Italian immigrants, was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey Shaara was originally spelled Sciarra He grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Criminology From age 16, Jeff operated a rare coin business, first out of his home, then in a retail store After moving to Tampa, Jeff became one of the most widely known coin and precious metals dealers in Florida In 1988, Jeff s father, Michael Shaara, died, and Jeff made the decision to sell his business, and take over the management of his father s estate.Onboard the Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin in the Persian Gulf.In 1993, the motion picture Gettysburg was released, which was based on his father s classic novel, The Killer Angels After the critical and commercial success of the film, Jeff was approached about the possibility of continuing the story, finding someone to write a prequel and sequel to The Killer Angels After some considerable soul searching, Jeff decided to try to tackle the project himself The decision was difficult in many ways, but most challenging because Jeff had no previous experience as a writer.In 1996, Ballantine Books published Jeff s first novel, Gods and Generals, the prequel to his father s great work Gods and Generals leapt onto the New York Times Bestseller List, and remained there for fifteen weeks Critics nationwide praised the book and Jeff s writing ability, and the book was awarded the American Library Association s Prestigious Boyd Award No one was surprised than Jeff himself In 1998, the sequel, The Last Full Measure, was published, with the same result thirteen weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List, and universal praise from critics and fans nationwide Two years later, Jeff published his third novel, Gone For Soldiers, which followed many familiar Civil War characters back to their experiences in the Mexican American War of the 1840 s Received with much critical acclaim, the book became Jeff s third bestseller.
No Less Than Victory By Jeff Shaara
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