D-Day the First 24 Hours

Will Fowler


D-Day the First 24 Hours

D-Day the First 24 Hours

  • Title: D-Day the First 24 Hours
  • Author: Will Fowler
  • ISBN: 9781930983229
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Hardcover



In any military operation throughout history, few 24 hour periods have been as crucial as that of June 6 of 1944 Nearly 7000 ships landed over 132,000 US, British and Canadian troops on the beaches of Normandy in the biggest amphibious landing ever attempted During that first day the allied forces were at their most vulnerable to German counterattack Had the landings faIn any military operation throughout history, few 24 hour periods have been as crucial as that of June 6 of 1944 Nearly 7000 ships landed over 132,000 US, British and Canadian troops on the beaches of Normandy in the biggest amphibious landing ever attempted During that first day the allied forces were at their most vulnerable to German counterattack Had the landings failed, the course of the war would have been altered With the aid of specially commissioned maps, D Day The First 24 Hours narrates the dramatic history of the first 24 hours of the Normandy landings, and explains in detail the events that occurred in each landing zone With first hand accounts from both sides, vivid color photographs, and specially commissioned maps of the landing areas and combat zones, D Day The First 24 Hours is a comprehensive examination of the first 24 hours of the liberation of Europe.


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D-Day – The First 24 Hours tells the story of the Normandy invasion of June 6, 1944. The text is supported by over 120 excellent photographs, some of which are in colour, and over 20 other illustrations, mainly representative maps. Despite the title, slightly less than half of the 192 pages is devoted to the first 24 hours of the battle, preceded by a lot of information about the preparation for the operation and followed by a short chapter about its aftermath. The information given is surpris [...]


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