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Destination Normandy : three American regiments on D-Day

Author: G H Bennett
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.
Series: Studies in military history and international affairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of oral histories from men of three United States regiments that participated in the invasion of Normandy. Weaving each participant's story into the larger picture of the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bennett, G.H. (George Henry), 1967-
Destination Normandy.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007
(OCoLC)608213194
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G H Bennett
ISBN: 027599094X 9780275990947
OCLC Number: 70867061
Description: xx, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Operation Bolero and the clash of cultures --
Three regiments and the mind of the GI --
Early training and the build-up to June 6 1944 --
Freetime, crime and the GI --
Segregation and race --
Amphibious training --
The waiting enemy --
Pre-invasion movements --
Launching the invasion --
The battle for the marshes --
The drive inland and the crossing of the Merderet --
Cut off elements of the 507th --
Aftermath and conclusions.
Series Title: Studies in military history and international affairs.
Responsibility: G.H. Bennett.
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