The Greatest War - Volume II: D-Day and the Assault on Europe

The Greatest War - Volume II: D-Day and the Assault on Europe

by Gerald Astor
     
 

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Told by soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines, this series is an oral history of World War II from those who were there. This second volume examines the storming of Omaha Beach on D-Day, and the advance of allied forces across Europe to the liberation of Paris.

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Told by soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines, this series is an oral history of World War II from those who were there. This second volume examines the storming of Omaha Beach on D-Day, and the advance of allied forces across Europe to the liberation of Paris.

Editorial Reviews

Stephen E. Ambrose
No one does oral history better than Gerald Astor.
Army Magazine
Oral history at its best, brilliantly told.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780446610476
Publisher:
Hachette Book Group
Publication date:
06/05/2009
Pages:
610
Sales rank:
1,011,147
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.23(d)

Meet the Author

World War II veteran Gerald Astor drew upon his combat experiences to author more than a dozen war books. He received his B.A. from Princeton University before working as the picture editor at Sports Illustrated during its early years and as an editor at Sport magazine, Look, The Saturday Evening Post and Time. He died in 2008 at 81.

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