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  • Published: 15 December 2022
  • ISBN: 9780718186555
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 56
  • RRP: $26.99

D-Day: A Ladybird Expert Book

(WW2 #9)



An accessible, authoritative introduction to D-Day for adult readers

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES
- Why did the Allies attack on D-Day?
- How did the Allies pick Normandy as a target?
- What was Operation Overload, the second front against the Nazis?

JUNE 6 1944: D-Day was a deciding conflict in World War II. But the invasion was not a straightforward attack. From feeding Nazi spies false information on the attack, to developing new technology like the Mulberry harbours, D-Day changed the course of the War for good.

THE LARGEST SEABORNE INVASION IN HISTORY

Written by historian, author and broadcaster James Holland, D-DAY 1944 is an essential introduction to the naval invasion that began the liberation of Western Europe from the Nazis.

  • Published: 15 December 2022
  • ISBN: 9780718186555
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 56
  • RRP: $26.99

About the author

James Holland

James Holland is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of a number of best-selling histories including Battle of Britain, Dam Busters, Burma ’44 and, most recently, Big Week, hehas also written nine works of historical fiction, including the Jack Tanner novels.

He is currently writing an acclaimed three-volume new history of the Second World War, The War in the West. He has presented – and written – many television programmes and series for the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic, History and Discovery Channels.

He is also co-founder of the Chalke Valley History Festival and co-founder of WarGen.org, an online Second World War resource site, and presents the Chalk Valley History Hit podcast. A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he also has a weekly podcast with Al Murray, We Have Ways of Making You Talk: Al Murray and James Holland Talk World War II. He can be found on Twitter as @James1940.

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