The story of D-Day, told in the words of those who were actually there. 'The gigantic scale of the invasion is stunningly evoked' - MAIL ON SUNDAY At fifteen minutes after midnight on June 6 1944, Operation 'Overlord', the Allied invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe, became reality. In this penetrating account of D-Day and the period which followed, Robin Neillands and Roderick de Normann weave objective narration with personal accounts from those who were there to create a matchless history of the largest amphibious assault ever launched.A great many people and organizations helped us with this book. Our thanks ... We would also like to thank the American, Royal British and Canadian Legions for publishing our appeal for help, or supplying lists of possible informants. Thanksanbsp;...
|Author||:||Robin Neillands, Roderick De Normann|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-07-26|