D-Day In Photographs

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D-Day in Photographs

By: Andrew Whitmarsh


120 Pages

This visual history collates images relating to all aspects of D-day and the Normandy landings. Beginning with the lead up to D-day, it encompasses the equipment, planning, troops, and training. It also examines the impact on civilians and the work underway in factories. The book focuses on the final preparations as the momentum gathered in the last month before D-day, and follows events through the Channel and naval operations, the air forces and airborne landings, landings on British beaches, and landings on U.S. beaches, before considering the aftermath and the Battle of Normandy through to the end of the war. Using the extensive archives of the Portsmouth D-day Museum, including many of their largely unpublished collections of memories and photographs, this is a moving and unique record of a momentous time.