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Voices of D-Day

The Story of the Allied Invasion Told by Those Who Were There (Eisenhower Center Studies on War and Peace)

by Ronald J. Drez

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Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Europe

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945609M
    ISBN 100807120812
    ISBN 109780807120811


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Skillfully edited by Ronald J. Drez and first published on the fifty-year anniversary of D-Day, the award-winning Voices of D-Day tells the story of that momentous operation almost entirely through the words of the people who were there.

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Published to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Normandy landings, highlights of this unique collection include the break-out from Omaha beach as told by the GI who 5(19).

Skillfully edited by Ronald J. Drez and first published on the fifty-year anniversary of D-Day, the award-winning Voices of D-Day tells the story of that momentous operation almost entirely through the words of the people who were : Louisiana State University Press.

Voices of D-Day book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the Eisenhower Center at the University of New Orleans began 5. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month June 6, The Voices of D-Day (World War II Library) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle5(22).

Voices of D-Day, told by those who experienced it, makes us feel that we were all there. Stephen E. Ambrose (), was Boyd Professor of History at the University of New Orleans and author of many biographies and histories, including D-Day, June 6, The Climactic Battle of World War II and Upton and the Army.

Featuring remarkable, often untapped first-hand testimonies, Forgotten Voices of D-Day is the definitive oral history of a defining turning point in history. Previous page. Print length. pages. Language. English. Publisher. Ebury Press.

Publication date. June 1, Dimensions. x x inches. ISBN5(). If you are to read this you need a general view of what happened on D-Day (6th June on the Normandy coast) but if you have that this book is a little gem.

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Voices from D-Day. Jonathan Bastable (Goodreads Author) Rating details 92 ratings 5 reviews. June 6th,D-Day, was a turning point in World War II and a pivotal day in history. It sawmen - British, American and Canadian, cross the English Channel. In this title, participants in the event tell in their own words 5.

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The invasion force oftroops from Britain, the United Brand: Pen and Sword. 66 The Voices of D-Day User Review - Kirkus. June 6,marks the 50th anniversary of D-day. Astor's panoramic account of the amphibious assault should rank high in the scramble to commemorate the anniversary and, on its considerable merits Author: Gerald Astor.

Voices of Valor book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Voices of Valor: D-Day, June 6,by Brinkley, Douglas and Ronal 5. Voices From D-Day features classic accounts by soldiers such as Rommel and Bradley, together with frontline reports by some of the worlds finest authors and war correspondents, including Ernest Hemingway and Alan Melville.

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A graduate of Cambridge and Edinburgh Universities and a former Alistair Horne Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford, Roderick Bailey is a historian attached to the Imperial War Museum. He is the author of Forgotten Voices of D-Day, Forgotten Voices of the Secret War, which was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller, and the acclaimed The Wildest Province- SOE in the Land of the Eagle.

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