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Remember D-Day: The Plan, the Invasion, Survivor Stories

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Remember D-Day combines compelling narrative, dramatic archival photographs and memorabilia, detailed maps, and a timeline to bring readers the exciting story of one of the world's most daring invasions. This landmark book will provide children with valuable insight into the significance of the invasion and help them understand D-Day in the overall context of the war.

Synopsis:

In honor of the 60th anniversary of D-Day, this volume combines compelling narrative, dramatic archival photographs, detailed maps, and a time line to give readers insight into the significance of the invasion and help them understand D-Day in the overall context of World War II.

About the Author

Ronald J. Drez has a masters degree in history from the University of New Orleans and is an assistant director and research fellow at the universitys Eisenhower Center. He worked closely with the late Stephen Ambrose to interview D-Day veterans for Ambroses Band of Brothers and for his own book Voices of D-Day, which as awarded the George Washington Honor Medal from Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. He is also the author of Twenty-Five Years of War and has written and edited numerous magazine articles about World War II. As President of Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours, he regularly leads tours to Normandy and other World War II battle sites. A highly decorated marine combat veteran of the Vietnam War, Drez lives in New Orleans with his wife. He has four children and eight grandchildren.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792266662
Foreword:
Eisenhower, David
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Author:
Eisenhower, David
Author:
Drez, Ronald J.
Location:
Washington, DC
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
History - Military & Wars
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - Military / War
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Operation Overlord.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Remember
Series Volume:
520
Publication Date:
May 2004
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 ILLUSTRATIONS, 3 MAPS, WORL
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.48x9.46x.39 in. 1.00 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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