D-Day 1944: Voices from Normandy (Cassell Military Paperbacks)

D-Day 1944: Voices from Normandy (Cassell Military Paperbacks)

by RobinNeillands (Author), RoderickDeNormann (Author)


The gigantic scale of the invasion is stunningly evoked' - Mail on Sunday Brilliant minute-by-minute description of a famous day Gripping accounts of action, triumphs and disasters


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Phoenix
Published: 08 Nov 2001

ISBN 10: 0304359815
ISBN 13: 9780304359813
Book Overview: 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.

Author Bio
Robin Neillands served in 45 Commando Royal Marines during the 1950s. He now works as a journalist and travel writer and has a growing reputation as a military historian. He has published many books on British military history from the Napoleonic era through to the Second World War. His co-author Roderick de Normann also has a military background and several military histories to his credit.