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    Title
    D-day : the Battle for Normandy
    Author
    Beevor, Antony, 1946-

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    Personal Author:
    Beevor, Antony, 1946-
    Title:
    D-day : the Battle for Normandy / Antony Beevor.
    Publication info:
    New York : Viking, 2009.
    Physical description:
    xv, 591 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 570-574) and index.
    Contents:
    The decision -- Bearing the cross of Lorraine -- Watch on the channel -- Sealing off the invasion area -- The airborne assault -- Tha armada crosses -- Omaha -- Utah and the airborne -- Gold and Juno -- Sword -- Securing the beachheads -- Failure at Caen -- Villers-Bocage -- The Americans on the Cotentin Peninsula -- Operation epsom -- The battle of the Bocage -- Caen and the hill of calvary -- The final battle for Saint-Lo -- Operation goodwood -- The plot against Hitler -- Operation cobra - Breakthrough --Brittany and operation bluecoat -- The mortain counter attack -- Operation Totalize -- The hammer and anvil -- The killing ground of the falaise pocket -- The Paris upprising and the race for the seine -- The Liberation of Paris -- Aftermath.
    Summary:
    From critically acclaimed world historian, Antony Beevor, this is the first major account in more than twenty years to cover the whole invasion from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25. It is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French caught up in the fighting.
    Subject term:
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy.
    Geographic term:
    Normandy (France)--History, Military--20th century.
    LCCN:
    2009023574
    ISBN:
    9780670887033
    ISBN:
    067088703X
    ISBN:
    9780670021192
    ISBN:
    0670021199

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