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D-day : the Battle for Normandy

Author: Antony Beevor
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From critically acclaimed world historian Antony Beevor, this is the first major account in more than twenty years to cover the whole invasion from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25. It is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French caught up in the fighting.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Beevor
ISBN: 9780143118183 0143118188
OCLC Number: 515457127
Description: xiii, 591 pages, [26] pages pf plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The decision --
Bearing the cross of Lorraine --
Watch on the Channel --
Sealing off the invasion area --
The airborne assault --
The armada crosses --
Omaha --
Utah and the airborne --
Gold and Juno --
Sword --
Securing the beachheads --
Failure at Caen --
Villers-Bocage --
The Americans on the Cotentin Peninsula --
Operation Epsom --
The battle of the Bocage --
Caen and the Hill of Calvary --
The final battle for Saint-Lô --
Operation Goodwood --
The plot against Hitler --
Operation Cobra : breakthrough --
Operation Cobra : breakout --
Brittany and Operation Bluecoat --
The Mortain counter-attack --
Operation Totalize --
The hammer and anvil --
The killing ground of the Falaise pocket --
The Paris uprising and the race for the Seine --
The liberation of Paris --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Antony Beevor.

Abstract:

From critically acclaimed world historian Antony Beevor, this is the first major account in more than twenty years to cover the whole invasion from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25. It is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French caught up in the fighting.

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