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Normandy, a graphic history of D-Day : the allied invasion of Hitler's fortress Europe

Author: Wayne Vansant
Publisher: Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster Publishing, a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc., 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First library editionView all editions and formats
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The Invasion of Normandy was the most anticipated event of WWII. A historically accurate and serious graphic narrative by Wayne Vansant, Normandy depicts the invasion of Normandy on five beaches--Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword--to the construction of Mulberry Harbors, the capture of Cherbourg, the fight for Saint-Lô and also Caen, the breakout of Patton's Third Army, the fights at the Falaise Pocket, to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Juvenile works
Military history
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Vansant
ISBN: 9781939581792 1939581796
OCLC Number: 906798004
Notes: "First published in 2012 by Zenith Press, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc."
Description: 102 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Second front now! --
How peaceful the land looked --
Hitting the beaches --
Bloody Omaha --
The skin of their teeth --
The tigers of Villers-Bocage --
Death in the hedgerows --
The devil's children --
The capital of ruins --
Blood & thunder --
The cobra strikes! --
"Come and get us!" --
Third Army rampage --
The killing ground --
"Aux barricades!".
Responsibility: written & illustrated by Wayne Vansant.

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The Invasion of Normandy was the most anticipated event of WWII. A historically accurate and serious graphic narrative by Wayne Vansant, Normandy depicts the invasion of Normandy on five beaches--Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword--to the construction of Mulberry Harbors, the capture of Cherbourg, the fight for Saint-Lô and also Caen, the breakout of Patton's Third Army, the fights at the Falaise Pocket, to the liberation of Paris. Full-Color Illustrations, Maps, Table of Contents.

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