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D-Day and Normandy : a visual history

Author: Anthony Richards, (Archivist)
Publisher: London : Imperial War Museum, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of D-Day through a richly illustrated account of the invasion and its aftermath. Drawing on the unparalleled collections of IWM, it reconstructs the historic landings and the subsequent battle for a foothold in Normandy through images of artifacts, documents, period photographs, and art. Interviews, firsthand accounts, and film stills put the reader right into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Richards, (Archivist)
ISBN: 1912423049 9781912423040
OCLC Number: 1076804521
Description: 232 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The coming storm --
Planning the operation --
Training and technology --
Deception operations --
The great crusade --
D-Day : airborne operations --
D-Day : the beach landings --
D-Day : consolidating the bridgehead --
The battle for Normandy --
Legacy.
Responsibility: Anthony Richards.

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Published to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, this book tells the story of the historic landings and the battle for Normandy using documents, art and photographs from the archives at IWM.  Read more...

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