Told in full never-before-seen detail, this is the first complete illustrated history of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of France at Normandy. Covering on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes accounts of both the attacking Allies and defending Axis, this offers a uniquely broad perspective on the Normandy landing and subsequent battles. Capturing this tense build-up during training in England, through the aerial build-up, the drama of embarkation, night-drops, the beach landings, fierce fighting on the beaches to the breakout and race across France and Europe. Moving between both Allied and Axis High Command and battlefield troops, this is a unique perspective on the Normandy landings, bound to be welcomed by any military buff, an enthralling, entertaining, valuable title.
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(304mm x 266mm x 36mm)
Publisher: Motorbooks International
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Author Biography - Dominique Francois
Dominique Francois is a French military historian specializing in D-Day and the subsequent Normandy campaign. He has written fifteen books on the subject, including Normandy: Breaching the Atlantic Wall (Zenith Press, 2008). His expertise on D-Day is well known throughout France, and he has served as a consultant for the History Channel, NBC, and Inertia Films. He currently lives in Normandy, France.