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  • Published: 25 June 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241968970
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 640
  • RRP: $22.99
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D-Day

The Battle for Normandy




The definitive account of D-Day from the author of international bestsellers Stalingrad and Berlin

The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was awesome and what followed was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war. As casualties mounted, so too did the tensions between the principal commanders on both sides. Meanwhile, French civilians caught in the middle of these battlefields or under Allied bombing endured terrible suffering. Even the joys of Liberation had their darker side.

Antony Beevor's inimitably gripping narrative conveys the true experience of war. He lands the reader on the beach alongside the heroes whose stories he so masterfully renders in their full terrifying glory.

  • Published: 25 June 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241968970
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 640
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

About the author

Antony Beevor

Antony Beevor's books include Crete - The Battle and the Resistance, which won a Runciman Prize; Paris After the Liberation, 1944-1949 (written with his wife, Artemis Cooper); Stalingrad, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Wolfson Prize for History and the Hawthornden Prize for Literature; Berlin - The Downfall, which received the first Longman ­History Today Trustees' Award; and, most recently, The Battle for Spain. His books have appeared inthirty foreign editions and sold nearly four million copies.

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