The Americans on D-Day: A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion

The Americans on D-Day: A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion

Martin K. A. Morgan


Experience the all-important Normandy invasion via a few of D-Day's so much magnificent photographs. even though it took a multinational coalition to behavior global struggle II's amphibious D-Day landings, the U.S. army made an immense contribution to the operation that created potent American legends and unforgettable heroes. In The american citizens on D-Day: A Photographic historical past of the Normandy Invasion, WWI historian Martin okay. A. Morgan provides 450 of the main compelling and dramatic images captured in northern France in the course of the first day and week of its liberation. With 8 chapters of place-setting writer introductions, riveting interval imagery, and hugely particular explanatory captions, Morgan deals someone attracted to D-Day a clean examine a crusade that used to be fought seven many years in the past, but continues to be the thing of unwavering curiosity to this present day. whereas a few of these photographs are known, they've been handled anonymously for much too lengthy and have not been positioned in the right context of time or position. Many others have by no means been released earlier than. jointly, those pictures display minute information about guns, uniforms, and kit, whereas at the same time narrating an intimate human tale of triumph, tragedy, and sacrifice. From Omaha seashore to Utah, from Sainte-Mère-Église to Pointe du Hoc, The american citizens on D-Day is a awesome visible checklist of the epic air, sea, and land conflict that was once the Normandy invasion.

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