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D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

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The #1 internationally bestselling history of D-Day is now enhanced with rare video footage from the NBC News Archives for the ultimate narrative of the battle for Normandy.

andquot;Glorious, horrifying...D-Day is a vibrant work of history that honors the sacrifice of tens of thousands of men and women.andquot;andmdash;Time

Fans of Ben Macintyre's Double Cross will love this history by Antony Beevor andmdash;the man who andquot;single-handedly transgormed the reputation of military historyandquot; (The Guardianandmdash;presents the first major account of the Normandy invasion and the liberation of Paris in more than twenty years. D-Day: The Battle for Normandy is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French civilians caught up in the fighting. Beevor draws upon research in more than thirty archives in six countries, going back to original accounts and interviews to produce the consummate account of the invasion and the ferocious offensive that led to Paris's liberation.

Synopsis:

From critically acclaimed world historian Beevor comes the first major account in more than 20 years to cover the whole Normandy invasion, from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25 of the same year. b&w photo insert; 17 maps.

Synopsis:

The #1 internationally bestselling history of D-Day is now enhanced with rare video footage from the NBC News Archives for the ultimate narrative of the battle for Normandy.

"Glorious, horrifying...D-Day is a vibrant work of history that honors the sacrifice of tens of thousands of men and women."—Time

Fans of Ben Macintyre's Double Cross will love this history by Antony Beevor —the man who "single-handedly transformed the reputation of military history" (The Guardian)—presents the first major account of the Normandy invasion and the liberation of Paris in more than twenty years. D-Day: The Battle for Normandy is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French civilians caught up in the fighting. Beevor draws upon research in more than thirty archives in six countries, going back to original accounts and interviews to produce the consummate account of the invasion and the ferocious offensive that led to Paris's liberation.

 

About the Author

Antony Beevor is the bestselling author of the critically acclaimed and prize-winning books The Battle for Spain, Paris After the Liberation: 1944-1949, Stalingrad, and The Fall of Berlin 1945. He lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143118183
Author:
Beevor, Antony
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Various
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24-page b/w photo insert on insert stock
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
8.54 x 5.6 x 1.38 in 1.18 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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"Synopsis" by , From critically acclaimed world historian Beevor comes the first major account in more than 20 years to cover the whole Normandy invasion, from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25 of the same year. b&w photo insert; 17 maps.
"Synopsis" by ,

The #1 internationally bestselling history of D-Day is now enhanced with rare video footage from the NBC News Archives for the ultimate narrative of the battle for Normandy.

"Glorious, horrifying...D-Day is a vibrant work of history that honors the sacrifice of tens of thousands of men and women."—Time

Fans of Ben Macintyre's Double Cross will love this history by Antony Beevor —the man who "single-handedly transformed the reputation of military history" (The Guardian)—presents the first major account of the Normandy invasion and the liberation of Paris in more than twenty years. D-Day: The Battle for Normandy is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French civilians caught up in the fighting. Beevor draws upon research in more than thirty archives in six countries, going back to original accounts and interviews to produce the consummate account of the invasion and the ferocious offensive that led to Paris's liberation.

 

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