D-Day: June 6, 1944 -- The Climactic Battle of WWII

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Simon & Schuster, Jun 6, 1994 - History - 656 pages
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Stephen E. Ambrose draws from hundreds of interviews with US Army veterans and the brave Allied soldiers who fought alongside them to create this exceptional account of the day that shaped the twentieth century. D-Day is above all the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their existence, when the horrors, complexities and triumphs of life are laid bare and courage and heroism come to the fore.

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Review: D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Ambrose's "D-Day: The Climactic Battle of World War II" may be a candidate for best non-fiction story ever told. Indeed, this epic story of good versus evil is amazing, and I could scarcely put it ... Read full review

Review: D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II

User Review  - RDG - Goodreads

Actually, not-to-read. Having read other books by Ambrose and the goodreads reader reviews here, there should be no surprise that it's heavy with jingoism, omitting the other countries' contributions ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
19
The Defenders
27
The Attackers
39
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Dr. Stephen Ambrose was a renowned historian and acclaimed author of more than thirty books. Among his New York Times bestsellers are Nothing Like It in the World, Citizen Soldiers, Band of Brothers, D-Day - June 6, 1944, and Undaunted Courage. Dr. Ambrose was a retired Boyd Professor of History at the University of New Orleans and a contributing editor for the Quarterly Journal of Military History. He also participated in numerous national television programs, including shows appearing on the History Channel and National Geographic.

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