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Four Hours of Fury

The Untold Story of World War II’s Largest Airborne Invasion and The Final Push into Nazi Germany

One of the most authentic, viscerally exciting accounts ever of an airborne invasion, Four Hours of Fury is paratrooper-turned-historian James M. Fenelon’s spellbinding narration of Operation VARSITY—World War II’s largest single-day airdrop—which, over the space of four hours, dropped more than 17,000 Allied airborne troops across the Rhine River into the heart of Nazi Germany.

MAGAZINE ARTICLES

Previously Published Articles

Below are several of the World War II articles I have written.

Now Is When You Pray

WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE :: August 2019

Troopers of the 17th Airborne Division’s 194th Glider Infantry Regiment drop into Nazi Germany via glider to seize key bridges during Operation Varsity.

WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE :: April 2019

The troopers of the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion faced the fight of their lives on the battlefields of Belgium.

WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE :: October 2017

Scattered behind enemy lines in Italy, American paratroopers of the 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion resorted to wreaking havoc.

WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE :: March/April 2017

Retracing the steps of American servicemen and woman in Cambridge, England.

Jump Into the Fire

WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE :: May/June 2016

German paratroopers leaped into the breach in Belgium, only to be clawed down.

Low-flying Liberators

FLYPAST MAGAZINE :: No. 405, April 2015

A daring B-24 mission flown at treetop level to resupply the airborne troops of Operation Varsity.