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D-day 1944

Air Power Over The Normandy Beaches And Beyond

by Richard P. Hallion

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8424791M
    ISBN 101410219011
    ISBN 109781410219015
    OCLC/WorldCa587706112


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He provides a comprehensive history of the invasion which also eloquently testifies as to how common soldiers performed extraordinary Cited by:   This book starts with an excellent chapter, Dunkirk to D-Daythat in very few words brings you up to date including even a defense of the ill-fated raid on Dieppe, in that it taught the basic lessons on how to operate on D-day, indeed amphibious warfare throughout the war/5(5).

This book is an excellent oral history of D-Day as told by the veterans themselves. An overview of the war from Dunkirk to D-Day is presented; followed by a chapter on the defenses of the Normandy beaches.

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They came by sea and by sky to reclaim freedom from the occupying Germans, turning the tide of World War II.5/5(4). The true story of D-Day, as Ambrose relates it, is about the citizen soldiers - junior officers and enlisted men - taking the initiative to act on their own to break through Hitler's Atlantic Wall 4/5(25).

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Operation Neptune began on D-Day (6 June ) and ended on 30 June By this time, the Allies had established a firm foothold in Normandy.

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