Military history

A Traveller's Guide to D-Day and the Battle for Normandy

A Traveller's Guide to D-Day and the Battle for Normandy

This guidebook gives comprehensive information about:
- Major battles and battlefields
- Memorials, sites, cemeteries, and statues
- How to get there; what to see
- Contemporary eyewitness accounts
- Then-and-now photographs and maps

Introduction

Getting There

Chapter 1. THE FLIGHT OF PEGASUS

Chapter 2. THE “ALL-AMERICANS” AND THE “SCREAMING EAGLES” DESCEND

Chapter 3. UTAH BEACH TO CHERBOURG

Chapter 4. OMAHA BEACH TO COBRA

Chapter 5. SWORD BEACH TO CAEN

Chapter 6. GOLD BEACH TO BLUECOAT

Chapter 7. JUNO BEACH TO FALAISE

Military Abbreviations and Slang

The Order of Battle