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Imperial War Museum's D-Day Experience By Richard Holmes

Imperial War Museum's D-Day Experience by Richard Holmes

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Summary

D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history, took place on 6 June 1944. The subsequent battle of Normandy helped seal the fate of The Third Reich. This work is a graphic account of the planning and execution of Operation Overlord, as well as the campaign which destroyed the German forces in France, opening the way for the Allied advance.

Imperial War Museum's D-Day Experience Summary

Imperial War Museum's D-Day Experience: From Operation Overlord to the Liberation of Paris by Richard Holmes

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 30 facsimile items of rare memorabilia, including diaries, letters and memos, as well as an audio CD containing 72 minutes of veteran interviews, bringing this 'Day of Days' dramatically to life.

About Richard Holmes

Professor Richard Holmes is author of the bestselling War Walks books tied into the successful BBC series of the same name, as well as the Imperial War Museum's First and Second World War in Photographs (Carlton Books).

Table of Contents

The Planning; The Leaders; German Forces & Defences; Deception & Intelligence; Resistance and SOE; Pegasus Bridge; British Airborne Assault; US Airborne Assault; Utah Beach; Pointe du Hoc; Omaha Beach; Gold Beach; Juno Beach; Sword Beach; Villers Bocage; Pluto and Mulberries; Operation Epsom; Bocage and the Capture of Cherbourg; Medics; Battle for St Lo; Operation Goodwood; Operation Cobra; Operation Luttich; Allied Air Support; Operations Totalize and Tractable; The Falaise Pocket; Crossing the Seine and the Liberation of Paris

Additional information

GOR002627805
9781844428052
1844428052
Imperial War Museum's D-Day Experience: From Operation Overlord to the Liberation of Paris by Richard Holmes
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Carlton Books Ltd
2004-04-26
64
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