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D-Day: The story of D-Day through maps

by Richard Happer

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0007592833, Hardcover)

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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Follow the D-day landings through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs. Written by historian of military cartography this is an insight into D-day landings 70 years on.

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