Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far is book by Cornelius Ryan, published in 1974, which tells the story of Operation Market Garden, a failed Allied attempt to force a break in German lines in the occupied Netherlands during World War II.

The book was filmed under the same title in 1977, directed by Richard Attenborough and featuring many star actors: Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Gene Hackman, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier and Robert Redford.

See also: War film