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The D-Day training pocket manual 1944

Author: Chris McNab
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Havertown, PA, USA : Casemate Publishers, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The plan for the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944--D-Day--required the seamless coordination of of amphibious landings with paratrooper and glider assaults. The thousands of troops involved not only had to train for their own roles, but also prepare to work with other forces, coordinating their activities while in unfamiliar terrain and under fire. The D-Day Training Pocket Manual 1944 brings together excerpts from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
D-Day training pocket manual 1944.
Oxford, UK ; Havertown, PA, USA : Casemate Publishers, 2019
(OCoLC)1052508854
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris McNab
ISBN: 9781612007342 1612007341
OCLC Number: 1102593031
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Responsibility: edited by Chris McNab.

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Using excerpts from contemporary training manuals, this pocket manual is an insight into the preparation of the troops involved in Operation Overlord.  Read more...

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