Table of Contents for Guns at Last Light : The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945


List Of Maps
xiv
Map Legend
xv
Allied Chain Of Command xvi
Prologue 1(44)
PART ONE
1 Invasion
45(44)
The Far Shore
45(8)
First Tide
53(11)
Hell's Beach
64(14)
A Conqueror's Paradise
78(11)
2 Lodgement
89(34)
"This Long Thin Line of Personal Anguish"
89(4)
A Gunman's World
93(11)
Terror Is Broken by Terror
104(7)
How Easy It Is to Make a Ghost
111(12)
3 Liberation
123(66)
A Monstrous Blood-Mill
123(16)
The Bright Day Grew Dark
139(9)
Ministers of Thy Chastisement
148(23)
The Loveliest Story of Our Time
171(18)
PART TWO
4 Pursuit
189(46)
"The Huntsman Is Hungry"
189(12)
The Avenue of Stenches
201(18)
"Harden the Heart and Let Fly"
219(16)
5 Against the West Wall
235(56)
"Five Barley Loaves and Three Small Fishes"
235(8)
Every Village a Fortress
243(13)
A Market and a Garden
256(19)
The Arrow That Flieth by Day
275(16)
6 The Implicated Woods
291(38)
Charlemagne's Tomb
291(9)
"Do Not Let Us Pretend We Are All Right"
300(9)
The Worst Place of Any
309(20)
PART THREE
7 The Flutter of Wings
329(50)
A Town Too Small for the Tragedy
329(4)
Faith in a Friendly Universe
333(17)
To the Land of Doom
350(10)
"Providence Decrees and We Must Obey"
360(19)
8 A Winter Shadow
379(42)
"We Are All So Human That It Is Pitiful"
379(10)
Staking Everything on One Card
389(9)
The Light Line
398(14)
"Go Easy, Boys. There's Danger Ahead"
412(9)
9 The Bulge
421(74)
A Rendezvous in Some Flaming Town
421(17)
"Why Are You Not Packing?"
438(12)
War in the Raw
450(18)
Glory Has Its Price
468(14)
The Agony Grapevine
482(13)
PART FOUR
10 Argonauts
495(48)
Citizens of the World
495(10)
A Fateful Conference
505(19)
"Only Our Eyes Are Alive"
524(19)
11 Crossings
543(44)
The Inner Door to Germany
543(12)
Two If by Sea
555(13)
"The Enemy Has Reason to Fear Him"
568(8)
Lovers' Quarrels Are a Part of Love
576(11)
12 Victory
587(42)
Mark of the Beast
587(8)
Dragon Country
595(11)
"God, Where Are You?"
606(14)
A Great Silence
620(9)
Epilogue 629(14)
Notes 643(170)
Selected Sources 813(30)
Acknowledgments 843(8)
Index 851