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Voices of valor : D-Day, June 6, 1944 / Douglas Brinkley and Ronald J. Drez.

Author/creator Brinkley, Douglas
Other author/creatorDrez, Ronald J., 1940-
Format Software, Book, Print, and Musical Sound Recording
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Bulfinch Press, ©2004.
Description185 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Contents Introduction -- Call to arms and gathering for d-day -- Launching the attack -- Battlefield isolated: help from the resistance and the SOE -- Dropping from the skies: British attack on the east flank -- Over the Atlantic wall: American airborne drop on the cotentin peninsula -- Crossing the channel: air and sea armadas -- Utah beach -- Rangers at the pointe -- 16th regiment at Omaha beach -- 116th regiment: into the jaws of hell -- British 2nd army at Gold, Juno, and Sword beaches -- Aftermath -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary -- Photo credits.
Abstract Published for the 60th anniversary of D-Day, this lushly illustrated volume with audio CDs presents gripping, firsthand accounts of the Normandy invasion with a central narrative by one of America's preeminent historians. A compelling compilation of firsthand accounts of the Normandy invasion presents forty remarkable oral histories that recount the events and experiences of D-Day from the perspectives of the veterans themselves, accompanied by a selection of interviews on CD.
Genre/formPersonal narratives.
LCCN 2003115133

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Joyner General Stacks D756.5.N6 B75 2004 ✔ Available Place Hold

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