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The longest day : June 6, 1944

Author: Cornelius Ryan
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Operation Overlord the Allied invasion of Europe, began at fifteen minutes after midnight on June 6, 1844-in the first hour of a day that would be forever known as D Day. The pathfinders jumped out of their planes over Normandy, the men who were to light the dropping zones for the paratroopers and infantry.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ryan, Cornelius.
Longest day: June 6, 1944.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1959
(OCoLC)610119167
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Ryan
OCLC Number: 1175409
Description: 350 pages : illustrations, portraits, color maps (on lining papers) ; 24 cm
Contents: The wait --
The night --
The day --
A note on casualties --
D-Day veterans.
Responsibility: Cornelius Ryan.

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Operation Overlord the Allied invasion of Europe, began at fifteen minutes after midnight on June 6, 1844-in the first hour of a day that would be forever known as D Day. The pathfinders jumped out of their planes over Normandy, the men who were to light the dropping zones for the paratroopers and infantry.

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Fabulous story

by mufik2 (WorldCat user published 2008-06-30) Very Good Permalink

One of the best books about this historical event. True story, true people. They changed the history of the world.

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