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.