D-Day Encyclopedia

Everything You Want to Know About the Normandy Invasion
Product Number: EB00664372
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781621573128
Publisher: Regnery History
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Description

This unique encyclopedia provides detailed entries for everything you ever wanted to know about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. Organized alphabetically, the entries give detailed descriptions of weapons, equipment, divisions, air and naval units, geography, terminology, personalities, and more. Every Allied division that crossed the English Channel on June 6, 1944 has its own listing as do the major Axis divisions that fought them. Brief biographies of major military and political leaders on both sides provide a handy who's who of the campaign. The book also includes entries for related popular culture: GI slang, the best movies about D-Day, and major writers such as Stephen Ambrose and Cornelius Ryan. Cross-references make the book easy to use. With hundreds of entries, The D-Day Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference tool for history buffs and great browsing for readers who want to know more about World War II.

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Author(s): Barrett Tillman
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jun 03, 2014

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