D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy, 1944, Rick Atkinson
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D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy, 1944

Author: Rick Atkinson

Narrator: Jason Culp

Unabridged: 3 hr 43 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Published: 05/06/2014

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - History - Military & Wars

Ages: 12 - 12

Synopsis

Adapted for young readers from the #1 New York Times–bestselling The Guns at Last Light, D-Day captures the events and the spirit of that day—June 6, 1944—the day that led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi Germany's control. They came by sea and by sky to reclaim freedom from the occupying Germans, turning the tide of World War II. Atkinson skillfully guides his younger audience through the events leading up to, and of, the momentous day in this photo-illustrated adaptation. Perfect for history buffs and newcomers to the topic alike!This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.

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