This book should be required reading for presidents and prime-ministers, generals and school children the world around. Beevor has managed not only to provide a detailed factual history of the D-Day landings but also to capture the mood and spirit of the times. This is the way that history ... Read review
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about speedy hen ltd by continuing with this checkout and ordering from speedy hen you are accepting our current terms and conditions details of which can be found by clicking here author biography max hastings author of over twenty books was born in 1945 he was a scholar at charterhouse and university college oxford before working as foreign correspondent for newspapers and bbc television reporting from o
"This book should be required reading for presidents and prime-ministers, generals and school children the world around. Beevor has managed not only to provide a detailed factual history of the D-Day landings but also to capture the mood and spirit of the times. This is the way that history should be written. He gives a clear analysis of the competence and incompetence of the senior officers involved on both sides and the warning that he provides of ..."
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The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. What followed them was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war, at times as savage as anything seen on the Eastern Front. As casualties mounted, so too did the tensions between the principal commanders on both sides. Meanwhile, French civilians caught in the middle of these battlefields or under Allied bombing endured terrible suffering. Even the joys of Liberation had their darker side. The war in northern France marked not just a generation but the whole of the post-war world, profoundly influencing relations between America and Europe. Making use of overlooked and new material from over thirty archives in half a dozen countries, D-Day is the most vivid and well-researched account yet of the battle of Normandy. As with Stalingrad and Berlin, Antony Beevor's gripping narrative conveys the true experience of war. About the AuthorAntony Beevor is the renowned author of Stalingrad, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Wolfson Prize for History and the Hawthornden Prize for Literature, and Berlin, which received the first Longman-History Today Trustees' Award. His books have sold nearly four million copies.