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Title: Fighting Them On the Beaches. The D-Day Landings. June 6 1944
Description: London England, Arcturus, 2014. 1st Paperback Edition, Binding: Soft Cover, Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Octavo 9781841931135 Paperback Paperback. Fighting Them on the Beaches. This book 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 parachutists and glider troops of the US and British airborne divisions went in on the night of June 5, Allied shipping began massing in the Channel. At dawn on June 6, waves of assault craft hit the Normandy beaches. British, American, Canadian, Polish and Free French troops streamed 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. 240 pp.

Keywords: Non Fiction Military History Fighting Them on the Beaches The D-Day Landings June 6 1944 N9781841931135

Price: GBP 7.00 = appr. US$ 10.00 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 093329

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