D-Day Companion: Leading Historians Explore Historys Greatest Amphibious Assault

By: Jane Penrose, ed.

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1st Edition / 1st Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Gently read. From private collection. In archival mylar protected dust jacket. . . . . . . . . . . . . . TOC: 288 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm. Contents: 1. 'The great crusade' / Professor Samuel J. Newland -- 2. 'Remember this is an invasion' -- Planning and build-up / Dr. Duncan Anderson -- 3. 'The great shadow-boxing match' -- Deception and intelligence / Dr. Christina J.M. Goulter -- 4. 'A very lofty perch' -- Allied high command / Dr. Stephen A. Hart -- 5. 'Throw them back' -- German planning and command / Professor Dennis Showalter -- 6. 'In the air, on the ground, and in the factories' -- Air power / Professor Williamson Murray -- 7. 'The greatest military armada ever launched' -- Operation NEPTUNE / Dr. Andrew Gordon -- 8. 'A visitor to hell' -- On the beaches / Professor Williamson Murray -- 9. 'Blood upon the risers' -- Airborne / Professor Allan R. Millett -- 10. 'Their road will be long and hard' -- The push inland / Ronald J. Drez -- 11. 'With unbelieving eyes' -- The German experience / Professor Russell Hart -- 12. 'Much the greatest thing we have ever attempted' -- OVERLORD and beyond / Dr. David I. Hall -- 13. 'The eyes of the world' -- Commemoration and memorial / Carlo D'Este.

Title: D-Day Companion: Leading Historians Explore Historys Greatest Amphibious Assault

Author Name: Jane Penrose, ed.

Categories: WWII,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: April 2004

ISBN Number: 1841767794

ISBN Number 13: 9781841767796

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 52943