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D-Day : Over 100 Maps Reveal How D-Day Landings Unfolded
by Peter Chasseaud and Richard Harper


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Follow the D-Day landings through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary, and photographs

Written by a historian of military cartography, this is a unique insight into D-Day landings 70 years later. Along with the maps, key historical events are described, giving a plotted history the D-Day landings from an expert historian.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Follow the D-Day landings through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary, and photographs

Written by a historian of military cartography, this is a unique insight into D-Day landings 70 years later. Along with the maps, key historical events are described, giving a plotted history the D-Day landings from an expert historian. Starting with a summary of World War II up to 1944, the book then covers deception schemes, terrain, intelligence, reconnaissance, and mapping. It discusses Operation NEPTUNE: naval and air bombardments and the assault landings, and Operation OVERLORD: establishing the beachheads. The final chapter discusses the break-out, German unconditional surrender; and VE Day.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780007592838
  • ISBN-10: 0007592833
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • Publish Date: January 2015
  • Page Count: 208
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds


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Books > History > Military - World War II
Books > History > Europe - General
Books > Reference > Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps

 
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