Overlord : D-Day and the battle for Normandy


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Hastings, Max


Keyword(s):
Operation Overlord. World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. OpÈration Overlord. Normandie, Bataille de, 1944. Normandy (France) -- History. Normandie (France) -- Histoire. Normandie -- Invasion (1944)


Year:
1984


Pages:
368 p.


Publisher:
Simon and Schuster


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
10301966


Label:
Box 119


Notes:
ill. ; 25 cm. "Much the greatest thing we have ever attempted" -- Preparations: commanders; airmen; invaders; defenders -- The the far shore: the overture; the American beaches; the British beaches; Inland -- The British before Caen: closing the lines; Villers-Bocage; EPSOM -- The Americans before Cherbourg: the bocage; the battle for Cherbourg -- The German army: stemming the tide: Soldiers; weapons -- The battlefield: from the beachhead to the front; casualties -- Crisis of confidence: the fall of Caen; Goodwood -- The breakout: Cobra; the limits of air power -- The open flank -- The road to Falaise -- The gap. Maps on lining papers./ Includes index./ Bibliography: p. [350]-353. D-Day and the battle for Normandy. Max Hastings. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: D756.5.N6; Dewey: 940.54/21


ISBN:
ISBN: 0671460293; 9780671460297 LCCN: 83-20439


Abstract:
Describes the military effort by which the Allies regained the continent of Europe in World War II.


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