D-Day, 1944

D-Day, 1944

by Theodore A. Wilson
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

"D-Day 1944 contains essays by the world's leading scholars on the invasion of France, covering all aspects of the greatest amphibious assault in history, combining new information and scholarship in a highly readable and instructive volume. Recommended without hesitation or qualification."—Stephen A. Ambrose, author of Eisenhower and The Great…  See more details below

Overview

"D-Day 1944 contains essays by the world's leading scholars on the invasion of France, covering all aspects of the greatest amphibious assault in history, combining new information and scholarship in a highly readable and instructive volume. Recommended without hesitation or qualification."—Stephen A. Ambrose, author of Eisenhower and The Great and Noble Undertaking

"Fifty years is a long time in the action-ridden twentieth century and yet D-Day seems as new as yesterday. It is not merely a piece of history, it is unforgettable history. In these thoughtful and eloquent essays, general readers together with veterans and their families—children, grandchildren—will see again what was required during that 'longest day' in the lives of tens of thousands of America's young men."—Robert H. Ferrell, editor of The Eisenhower Diaries

"A splendid book that adds considerably to our understanding of this momentous operation. Required reading for anyone interested in the history of World War II."—Robert A. Doughty, author of The Breaking Point: Sedan and the Fall of France, 1940

Author Biography: Theodore A. Wilson, professor of history at the University of Kansas, is author or editor of five other books including The Makers of Modern Dipomacy, World War II: Critical Issues, The Marshall Plan, 1947-1951, and The First Summit: Roosevelt and Churchill at Placentia Bay, 1941.

Contributors: General Omar Bradley, Robert Berlin, Raymond Callahan, Alexander S. Cochran, Alex Danchev, John S.D. Eisenhower, Arthur L. Funk, Robin Higham, David Hogan, Maurice Matloff, Forrest Pogue, Vice Admiral Friederich Ruge, Max Schoenfeld, Kevin Smith, Mark A. Stoler, Gerhard Weinberg, Don Whitehead, Theodore A. Wilson, Alan Wilt.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700606733
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
07/11/1995
Series:
Modern War Studies Series
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.55(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >