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D-Day : untold stories of the Normandy Landings inspired by 20 real-life people

Author: Michael Noble; Alexander Mostov
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of the Quarto Group, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Relive the events of June 6, 1944 through eye witness accounts that describe 20 real-life stories from the D-Day landings. Meet Company Sergeant Major Stanley Hollis, the only person to receive the Victoria Cross for their actions that day, Lt. Richard Winter, among the first to be parachuted into action (as depicted in Band of Brothers) and American journalist Martha Gellhorn, the only woman known to have been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Personal narratives Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Noble; Alexander Mostov
ISBN: 9781786036278 1786036274 9781786036261 1786036266
OCLC Number: 1051135991
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: written by Michael Noble ; illustrated by Alexander Mostov.

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For the 75th anniversary of DDay, relive the dramatic events of one of the turning points of World War II through 20 incredible eyewitness accounts  Read more...

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