D-Day: Minute by Minute
The invasion has begun.
In this gripping book, Jonathan Mayo gives a blow by blow account of the events of D-Day, revealing what happened to the people swept up in this crucial moment in history.
From soldiers, French villagers and journalists, to schoolchildren and nurses, thousands were placed in extraordinary situations when the Allies landed in Normandy. This is their story.
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D-DAY: Minute by MinuteUser Review - Kirkus
An engrossing work that cuts and pastes chaotic events for order and sense in a manner very much like fiction.Mayo, who previously tackled The Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute, has found through ... Read full review
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