Six Armies in Normandy
From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris June 6th-August 25th,1944
By (author) John Keegan
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Six Armies in Normandy by John Keegan
Book DescriptionThe Allied assault on Normandy beaches was an almost flawless success, but it was to take three months of bitter fighting before the German defence of Normandy finally collapsed and Paris was liberated. In this masterly and highly individual account of that struggle, the reader is subjected to the gruelling ordeals confronted by the combatants - each encounter related from the point of view of a different nationality. While transcending conventional military history, it provides an intensely vivid picture of one of the Second World War's most crucial campaigns.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844137398
(198mm x 129mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - John Keegan
John Keegan, who was knighted in the Millennium Honours List, was the Defence Editor of the Daily Telegraph and Britain's foremost military historian. The Reith Lecturer in 1998, he authored many bestselling books including The Face of Battle, The Mask of Command, The Second World War, A History of Warfare (awarded the Duff Cooper Prize), The First World War, Intelligence in War, The American Civil War and The Iraq War. John Keegan died in 2012.
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