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The first men in : U.S. paratroopers and the fight to save D-Day

Author: Ed Ruggero
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the experiences of the American paratroopers who parachuted into key positions along the Normandy coast on the eve of D-Day during World War II.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Ruggero
ISBN: 0060731281 9780060731281 9780060731298 006073129X
OCLC Number: 63117047
Description: x, 349 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The gathering host --
Train thoroughly --
Operation Neptune --
Countdown --
All that bravery and devotion to duty could do --
A fire-lit sky --
Our sons --
Ste Mère Eglse --
La Fière Bridge --
Under fire --
Counterattack --
No better place to die --
First assault --
The gauntlet.
Responsibility: Ed Ruggero.
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Recounts the experiences of the American paratroopers who parachuted into key positions along the Normandy coast on the eve of D-Day during World War II.

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