Fighting Them On The Beaches. The D-Day Landings 6 June 1944

Cawthorne Nigel

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Ltd
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2017
Edition: First Edition

Description: 240 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Fighting them on the Beaches' tells the story of one of the largest and most meticulously organised seaborne invasions in the history of warfare - the Allied landings of June 6, 1944: D-Day.As the parachutes and glider troops of the US and British airborne divisions went in on the night of June 5, allied shipping began massing out in the Channel.As dawn broke on June 6, w 'Fighting them on the Beaches' tells the story of one of the largest and most meticulously organised seaborne invasions in the history of warfare - the Allied landings of June 6, 1944: D-Day.As the parachutes and glider troops of the US and British airborne divisions went in on the night of June 5, allied shipping began massing out in the Channel.As dawn broke on June 6, waves of assault craft hit the Normandy beaches. British, American, Canadian, Polish and Free French troops began to stream ashore to storm the defences of the Atlantic Wall in the teeth of overwhelming enemy firepower.By midnight on D-Day 150,000 Allied troops were ashore and the process of consolidating the beachheads and pushing inland had begun. ...more

ISBN: 9781784289980

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