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D-Day 1944: The Allied Invasion of Normandy


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The Allies launched their massive invasion of German-occupied Europe in June 1944. This book covers opposing commanders and forces, the initial battle for air supremacy, the Allied amphibious landings, key combat vehicles and portable weapons, as well as many lesser-known details of the campaign.

The Allies launched their invasion of German-occupied Europe after 18 months of preparation: 3-1/2 million troops, more than 10,000 warplanes, and an armada of nearly 5,000 sea-going vessels stormed "Fortress Europe" and opened the long-awaited second front against Hitler's Reich. Includes the Allied bid for air superiority, the landings, a photo file, opposing commanders and forces, portable weapons, and many lesser-known details of the making of the new Western Front.

Illustrated throughout with more than 60 b/w and 30 color photos, 6 maps, 21 equipment profiles, 13 uniform plates and specially commissioned artworks.

Pages: 136
Size: 7.25 X 10 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: MMD-Squadron Signal
ISBN: 9780897476041
Product Code: SS604