True Stories of D-Day

True Stories of D-Day

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This fascinating book tells the stories of the real-life heroes involved of a single day that changed the face of modern history, 6 June 1944 - D-day, the allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Normandy. Millions were caught up in the struggle for the Normandy. This book focuses on the bravery of a few individuals, including the meteorologist advising General Eisenhower, an elite paratrooper who formed part of an advance party, the sergeant who waded onto Omaha beach under a hail of gunfire and the Resistance fighter, who was caught in a fire as Allied troops landed. Packed full of fascinating detail, this book tells the remarkable story of D-Day as it really was - young readers will find this a compelling, moving and enlightening collection of true-life tales. It contains maps, line drawings and notes on sources and further reading.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 14mm | 158.76g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0746069995
  • 9780746069998

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