D-Day: The Story of the Allied Landings

Author(s): Richard Happer; Peter Chasseaud (As told to)

Non-Fiction General

Follow the D-Day landings through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and dramatic photographs. This is a unique insight into the D-Day landings 75 years on. The Allied landings in Normandy on 6 June 1944 were the greatest amphibious assault in history, requiring almost two years of meticulous planning and the largest co-ordinated mapping effort the world has ever seen. More than 200 illustrations demonstrate how the D-Day landings unfolded, along with detailed descriptions of what happened on that momentous day. This collection of incredible maps uncover the events that led up to D-Day, the planning for the assault and the progress of the liberating forces afterwards. Dramatic photographs help to illustrate the key historical events that took place during Operation Overlord.


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General Fields

  • : 9780008358266
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Collins
  • : December 2019
  • : 1.8 Centimeters X 19.5 Centimeters X 25.2 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 208
  • : Richard Happer; Peter Chasseaud (As told to)
  • : Hardback