Major and Mrs Holt's Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches

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This is the sixth, completely revised, up-to-date, much expanded edition of the Definitive Guide to The D-Day Normandy Beaches. Written to the same highly acclaimed formula as all of the other books in this important series of Battlefield Guides (Somme, Ypres, Gallipoli, Market-Garden, Western Front - North, Western Front - South). Once again the cold facts are interlaced with anecdotes of bravery, humour, sadness and humanity.

This new edition now contains:

  • All the landing Beaches: JUNO, SWORD, GOLD, OMAHA, UTAH
  • All the Airborne Operations:
  • British and American Two Approach Routes;
  • Six timed and measured Itineraries
  • 21 in-text Itinerary maps, Battle maps & Diagrams
  • Approx 400 recommended sites within the D-Day planned area of advance,all with photos, each with Latitude & Longitude references (New for this Edition)
  • Over 400 coloured pictures,
  • 352 pages Memorials / Museums / Batteries / Bunkers / Landing fields Allied and German War Cemeteries
  • Historical background to the landings
  • The Plans and what actually happened
  • Information about Allied and German War Graves Associations Veterans' and other commemorative associations
  • Normandy tourist information: Where to stay / where to eat
  • Cameos about personalities - VCs / MOHs / Poets / Photographers etc...

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Manufacturer/Publisher: Pen & Sword
Binding: Paperback
Author: Major & Mrs Holt

SKU: 9781526757906