Overlord: D-Day and the battle for Normandy

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Simon and Schuster, 1984 - History - 368 pages
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Review: Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy

User Review  - RMF Brown - Goodreads

An excellent overview. Much has been said about D-Day - miles of column inches, and forests of trees have died to give us a wealth of information on a crucial campaign of WW2. Subsequently, any new ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve Markham - Goodreads

I find it hard to review books like this one but found it easy to read and it added to the knowledge I already have on the subject. Read full review

Contents

List of Illustrations
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MUCH THE GREATEST THING WE HAVE
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The BuildUp of Allied Forces endpapers
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Copyright

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About the author (1984)

British journalist, editor, and historian Max Hastings was born on December 28, 1945. He was a foreign correspondent for BBC television and London's Evening Standard, for which he later served as editor from 1996 to 2001. Hastings also worked as editor and editor-in-chief of The Daily Telegraph. In addition to presenting BBC historical documentaries and writing numerous books of military history, Hastings has contributed to publications including the Daily Mail, The Guardian, and the New York Review of Books. He received the nonfiction Somerset Maugham Award for Bomber Command, as well as the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Prize for both Overlord and The Battle for the Falklands. Hastings was knighted in 2002, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and from 2002-2007 was President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

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