Military history

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

Making use of overlooked and new material from over 30 archives in half a dozen countries, 'D-Day' is a vivid and well-researched account yet of the battle of Normandy.

Chapter 1. The Decision

Chapter 2. Bearing the Cross of Lorraine

Chapter 3. Watch on the Channel

Chapter 4. Sealing off the Invasion Area

Chapter 5. The Airborne Assault

Chapter 6. The Armada Crosses

Chapter 7. Omaha

Chapter 8. Utah and the Airborne

Chapter 9. Gold and Juno

Chapter 10. Sword

Chapter 11. Securing the Beachheads

Chapter 12. Failure at Caen

Chapter 13. Villers-Bocage

Chapter 14. The Americans on the Cotentin Peninsula

Chapter 15. Operation Epsom

Chapter 16. The Battle of the Bocage

Chapter 17. Caen and the Hill of Calvary

Chapter 18. The Final Battle for Saint-Lô

Chapter 19. Operation Goodwood

Chapter 20. The Plot against Hitler

Chapter 21. Operation Cobra

Chapter 22. Operation Cobra

Chapter 23. Brittany and Operation Bluecoat

Chapter 24. The Mortain Counter-attack

Chapter 25. Operation Totalize

Chapter 26. The Hammer and Anvil

Chapter 27. The Killing Ground of the Falaise Pocket

Chapter 28. The Paris Uprising and the Race for the Seine

Chapter 29. The Liberation of Paris

Chapter 30. Aftermath

Notes

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