Normandy '44: D-Day And The Retaking Of Europe
- World War II, American History
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One of history’s most dramatic military engagements
Drawing freshly on widespread archives, James Holland relates the extraordinary planning that made Allied victory in France possible. The brutal landings on the five beaches and subsequent battles across the plains and through the lanes and hedgerows of Normandy―a campaign that, in terms of daily casualties, was worse than any in World War I―come vividly to life in conferences where the strategic decisions of Eisenhower, Rommel, Montgomery, and other commanders were made, and through the memories of paratrooper Lieutenant Dick Winters of Easy Company, British corporal and tanker Reg Spittles, Thunderbolt pilot Archie Maltbie, German ordnance officer Hans Heinze, French resistance leader Robert Leblanc, and many others.
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|Release Date:||June 4, 2019|