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Author Name    Evans, David. Foreword by Rt. Hon. Sir Tasker Watkins, VC.

Title   A GUIDE TO THE BEACHES AND BATTLEFIELDS OF NORMANDY.

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Michael Joseph 1994

ISBN Number    0718138007 / 9780718138004

Seller ID   9631

187 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions, cartoons. "(P)rovides both an accessible background to the momentous events of 6 June 1944 as well as a complete guide to each and every town, village, beach, battery and cemetery that figured in the battle. (C)ontains a wealth of detail that charts the heroism, poignancy and tragedy of events that were to alter the course of history. With stories, poems and illustrations, David Evans pays a fitting tribute to those who gave their lives as the price of victory. Accompanied by photographs, maps and drawings, this guide is aimed primarily at the thousands of veterans, relatives and tourists who visit Normandy each year, but it will also be an endless source of (information) to those who wish to recall the details and monuments of the battle in the comfort of their own homes." Dust jacket has light to moderate top edge wrinkling, very minor dint to rear panel.

D-Day,  World  War  II,  Second  World  War,  Normandy,  Beaches,  Battlefields,  6  June  1944,  Monuments,  Occupied  France,  Resisteance,  Festung  Europa,  Fortress  Europe,  Operation  Overlord,  Airborne  Landings,  Seaborne  Landings,  Victoria  Cross,  Cemeteries,  Commonwealth  War  Graves  Commission,  Omaha  Beach,  Pegasus  Bridge,  American  Military  Cemetery  And  Memorial,  Atlantic  Wall,  Bayeux,  Benouville,  British  Expeditionary  Force,  6th  Airborne  Division,  Devonshire  Regiment,  Dorset  Regiment,  3rd  Parachute  Brigade,  5th  Parachute,  Parachute  Regiment,  South  Lancashire  Regiment,  Burial  Grounds,  Caen,  Canadian  Forces,  Regina  Rifle  Regiment,  Royal  Winnipeg  Rifles,  Charles  De  Gaulle,  German  Forces,  Panzers,  Hermanville-Sur-mer,  Philippe  Kieffer,  Le  Hamel,  Brigadier  Lovat,  Maps,  Bernard  Montgomery,  Museums,  Mulberry  Harbour,  Ste  Mere-eglise,  82nd  Airborne  Division,  101st  Airborne  Division,  1st  Infantry  Division,  29th  Infantry,  Utah  Beach,  Huw  Wheldon. 

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