D-Day, 75th Anniversary
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D-Day, 75th Anniversary : A Millennials' Guide

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D-Day, 75th Anniversary is a guide to the famous D-Day landings that is specifically aimed at the younger generations. As the memory of D-day passes further and further into history, this book aims to inspire and educate those born long after these pivotal events. Released to coincide with the 75th anniversary, this book serves as an introduction to D-Day, the tanks, ships and planes that were used during the campaign and provides a wealth of information regarding some of the best loved pieces from popular culture, including Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers. The book also educates the reader on the best ways to track down links to D-Day in their family tree and boasts an impressive collection of images that serve as the perfect springboard into the world of military history.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 680.39g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1732631506
  • 9781732631502
  • 1,452,368

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The articles are short, entertaining, and informative. Readers who don't have a general knowledge of the events of WWII...will find this book an engaging introduction to D-Day.--Publishers Weekly
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About Jay Wertz

Jay Wertz is the author of six books. These include two award-winning volumes in the War Stories: World War II Firsthand series, D-Day: The Campaign Across France and The Pacific - Volume One - Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal, as well as the just released The Pacific - Volume Two - The Solomons to Saipan. He has written The Native American Experience, also an award-winner; The Civil War Experience 1861-1865 and is co-author, with prominent historian Edwin C. Bearss, of Smithsonian's Great Battles and Battlefields of the Civil War. He is currently writing volume four in the War Stories: World War II Firsthand series for Weider History Publications. He has also been a columnist for Civil War Times Illustrated, America's Civil War, Historynet.com, GreatHistory.com and a feature writer for Aviation History and Armchair General magazines. He is the producer-director-writer of the award-winning 13-part documentary series Smithsonian's Great Battles of the Civil War for The Learning Channel and Time-Life Video. He started his 38-year film and TV career in Hollywood working on military projects. He lives in Phillips Ranch, California.
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