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The D-Day landings

Author: Sean Connolly
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2003.
Series: Witness to history (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses, using primary sources, the events surrounding the D-Day invasion of Europe by Allied Forces on June 6, 1944.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Connolly
ISBN: 1403445672 9781403445674 1403445753 9781403445759
OCLC Number: 52133009
Description: 56 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
How do we know? --
Early planning --
The U.S. enters the war --
Building up a force --
A solemn promise --
Hitler's role --
A phantom army --
The pressure builds --
The strain of command --
German preparations --
OK, let's go --
Seeing them off --
In the air --
The first fighting --
The German response --
Beach combat --
Gaining a foothold --
The grim struggle --
Soldiers of color --
French reaction --
D-day plus --
The Battle of Normandy --
What have we learned from D-day?
Series Title: Witness to history (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Responsibility: Sean Connolly.
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Discusses, using primary sources, the events surrounding the D-Day invasion of Europe by Allied Forces on June 6, 1944.

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