D-Day Encyclopedia: Everything You Want to Know About the Normandy Invasion

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Simon and Schuster, 3. juuni 2014 - 391 pages
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This unique encyclopedia provides detailed entries for everything you ever wanted to know about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. Organized alphabetically, the entries give detailed descriptions of weapons, equipment, divisions, air and naval units, geography, terminology, personalities, and more. Every Allied division that crossed the English Channel on June 6, 1944 has its own listing as do the major Axis divisions that fought them. Brief biographies of major military and political leaders on both sides provide a handy who's who of the campaign. The book also includes entries for related popular culture: GI slang, the best movies about D-Day, and major writers such as Stephen Ambrose and Cornelius Ryan. Cross-references make the book easy to use. With hundreds of entries, The D-Day Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference tool for history buffs and great browsing for readers who want to know more about World War II.
 

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Brassey's D-Day Encyclopedia: The Normandy Invasion A-Z

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In the Offing Barrett Tillman's Brassey's D-Day Encyclopedia: The Normandy Invasion A-Z (ISBN 1-57488-760-2. $30) covers everything about that pivotal day, from its acronyms (e.g., PLUTO, "pipeline ... Read full review

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