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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: EVANS, DAVID. FOREWORD BY RT. HON. SIR TASKER WATKINS, VC. Title: A Guide to the Beaches and Battlefields of Normandy.
Description: London, Michael Joseph. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 0718138007) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 187 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions, cartoons. "(P)rovides both an accessible background to the momentous events of 6 June 1944 as well as a complete guide to each and every town, village, beach, battery and cemetery that figured in the battle. (C)ontains a wealth of detail that charts the heroism, poignancy and tragedy of events that were to alter the course of history. With stories, poems and illustrations, David Evans pays a fitting tribute to those who gave their lives as the price of victory. Accompanied by photographs, maps and drawings, this guide is aimed primarily at the thousands of veterans, relatives and tourists who visit Normandy each year, but it will also be an endless source of (information) to those who wish to recall the details and monuments of the battle in the comfort of their own homes." Dust jacket has light to moderate top edge wrinkling, very minor dint to rear panel. Near Fine/Very Good.
Keywords: D-Day, World War Ii, Second World War, Normandy, Beaches, Battlefields, 6 June 1944, Monuments, Occupied France, Resisteance, Festung Europa, Fortress Europe, Operation Overlord, Airborne Landings, Seaborne Landings, Victoria Cross, Cemeteries, Commonweal
Price: US$ 17.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 9631
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