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D-Day free pdf D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history, took place on 6 June 1944. The subsequent battle of Normandy involved over a million men, and helped seal the fate of The Third Reich. This is a graphic account of the planning and execution of Operation Overlord, as well as the campaign which effectively destroyed the German forces in France, opening the way for the Allied advance. Including a wealth of superb photographs and maps, the book also contains 10 facsimile items of rare memorabilia, including diaries, letters and memos. This title includes top-secret hand-drawn map showing the minute-by-minute position on the way in to the drop zone just west of Ste-Mere-Eglise for elements of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division. This is an extract from the pocket diary of Sergeant G.E. Hughes, then a corporal, landed with the 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment at Arromanches.

About Richard Holmes

Professor Richard Holmes, is author of The Napoleonic Wars Experience also in the Carlton "Experience" range, as well as Tommy: The British Solider on the Western Front, Wellington: The Iron Duke and Red Coat. Richard is General Editor of the Oxford Companion to Military History and has presented several documentary series for the BBC.

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Author : Richard Holmes
Publisher : Carlton Books Ltd
Data Published : 12 May 2011
ISBN : 1847324924
EAN : 9781847324924
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 64 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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