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Overlord : D-Day and the Battle for Normandy  Cover Image Book Book

Overlord : D-Day and the Battle for Normandy / Max Hastings.

Hastings, Max, (author.).


Describes the military effort by which the Allies regained the continent of Europe in World War II.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1982110775
  • ISBN: 9780671460297
  • ISBN: 9781982110772 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: 368 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 350-353) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Much the greatest thing we have ever attempted" -- Preparations: commanders; airmen; invaders; defenders -- To the far shore: the overture; the American beaches; the British beaches; Inland -- The British before Caen: closing the lines; Villers-Bocage; EPSOM -- The Americans before Cherbourg: the bocage; the battle for Cherbourg -- The German army: stemming the tide: Soldiers; weapons -- The battlefield: from the beachhead to the front; casualties -- Crisis of confidence: the fall of Caen; GOODWOOD -- The breakout: COBRA; the limits of air power -- The open flank -- The road to Falaise -- The gap -- Appendices: Glossary ; Chronology of the Normandy Campaign ; Allied Order of Battle ; German land forces encountered by the Allies in Normandy.
Original Version Note:
Facsimile reprint of edition published: Simon and Schuster, 1984.
Subject: Operation Overlord.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > France > Normandy.
Normandy (France) > History.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Juniata County.


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