The Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches (Paperback)

Major Holt

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Already the best-selling English-language guide to the area, universally known as 'THE BIBLE', this is the sixth, completely revised, up-to-date, much expanded edition of the DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE D-DAY NORMANDY LANDING BEACHES.Written to the same highly acclaimed formula as all of the other books in this important series of Battlefield Guides (Somme, Ypres, Gallipoli, Market-Garden, Western Front - North, Western Front - South). Once again the cold facts are interlaced with anecdotes of bravery, humour, sadness and humanity. This new edition now contains:rnrn All the landing Beaches: JUNO, SWORD, GOLD, OMAHA, UTAH All the Airborne Operations: British and American Two Approach Routes; Six timed and measured Itineraries 21 in-text Itinerary maps, Battle maps & Diagrams Approx 400 recommended sites within the D-Day planned area of advance,rnall with photos, each with Latitude & Longitude references (New for this Edition) Over 400 coloured pictures, 352 pages Memorials / Museums / Batteries / Bunkers / Landing fields Allied and German War Cemeteries Historical background to the landings The Plans and what actually happened Information about Allied and German War Graves Associations Veterans' and other commemorative associations Normandy tourist information: Where to stay / where to eat Cameos about personalities - VCs / MOHs / Poets / Photographers etc...


Product Details

  • Product code: BEONH
  • ISBN: 9781848845701
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.0cm x 14.7cm
  • Pages: 352
  • Publish date: Thu Apr 21 00:00:00 BST 2011
  • Book points: 13

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