The D-Day companion

leading historians explore history"s greatest amphibious assault
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Osprey , Oxford
World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations., World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Norm
Statementeditor, Jane Penrose.
ContributionsPenrose, Jane.
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20944070M
ISBN 101841767794

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Despite being written by collected academics, the chapters are readable and not overly educational in tone, and its easy to dip in and out of the different sections, rather than have to read the /5(31). Published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, 'The D-Day Companion' book brings together the perspectives and opinions of leading military historians from both sides of the Atlantic.

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Published to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, The D-Day Companion book brings together the perspectives and opinions of leading military historians from both sides of the Atlantic.

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Published to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, The D-Day Companion brings together the perspectives and opinions of leading military historians from both sides of the Atlantic.

Operation Overlord saw the Allied Generals Eisenhower and Montgomery pit their wits against Hitler in a bold bid to liberate continental Europe.

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