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The Allied invasion of Europe

Author: Peter Darman
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2013.
Series: World War II (Rosen Publishing Group)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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The dramatic story of the Allies' liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II is recaptured, beginning with the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944. On this day, 150,000 Allied troops made a surprise landing along a fifty-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coastline. Readers learn how the Allies planned and executed this amazing amphibious assault that, while costly, allowed them to gain a key foothold  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Darman
ISBN: 9781448892341 1448892341
OCLC Number: 801996222
Description: 64 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Planning for D-Day --
D-Day --
The Battle for Normandy --
Hard-fought lessons --
The breakout --
Timeline : September 1939-September 1945 --
Glossary.
Series Title: World War II (Rosen Publishing Group)
Responsibility: Peter Darman, editor.

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The dramatic story of the Allies' liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II is recaptured, beginning with the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944. On this day, 150,000 Allied troops made a surprise landing along a fifty-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coastline. Readers learn how the Allies planned and executed this amazing amphibious assault that, while costly, allowed them to gain a key foothold in Europe. In breathtaking detail, the text documents the Allies' struggle to advance across Europe to eventually defeat Hitler. Further Reading, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Timelines, Web Sites.

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