D-Day Dawn of Heroes

D-Day Dawn of Heroes
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By Nigel Cawthorne

Published by Capella, 2004

Soft cover, 165mm x 230mm, 207 pages

Used – solid reading copy

This richly illustrated volume tells the story of Operation Overland: the largest amd most meticulously planned seaborne invasion in the history of warfare.

As dawn broke on 6 June, thousands of Allied soldiers – American, British, Canadian, Free French and Polish – hit the Normandy beaches and stormed the German defences of the Atlantic Wall. By midnight, over 150,000 troops had been safely landed, and the long push towards Berlin and the final defeat of the Third Reich had begun.