Explore how D-Day started, the aftermath, and the events in between!
D-Day, the Allied invasion of German-held Normandy, was one of the most extraordinary achievements not only of the Second World War, but in the whole of military history. Millions of Allied personnel were involved in launching the greatest sea-borne invasion ever undertaken. Incredible acts of cunning and of courage ensured success in an operation that changed the face of the war, opening a vast new front. It led to the liberation of France and the defeat of Nazi Germany.
Why was this extraordinary operation launched? How was it done? And what happened in the aftermath? Some of the questions and topics covered in this audiobook include:Why D-Day?PreparationDeceptionThe commandersThe men and equipmentThe German defensesThe paratrooper landingsThe resistanceAdvanceBreakoutAnd a great deal more!
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