The Invasion of France And Germany, 1944-1945: History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 11 by Samuel Eliot Morison, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Invasion of France And Germany, 1944-1945: History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 11

The Invasion of France And Germany, 1944-1945: History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 11

by Samuel Eliot Morison
     
 

The eleventh recounts the U.S. Navy's role in the invasion of Normandy—the largest and most complicated military operation ever undertaken. Involving more than a million American soldiers, 124,000 sailors, and 427,000 aviators, Operation Neptune-Overlord encompassed five major landings on the coast of Normandy. As Morison shows, the fire curtain provided by

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The eleventh recounts the U.S. Navy's role in the invasion of Normandy—the largest and most complicated military operation ever undertaken. Involving more than a million American soldiers, 124,000 sailors, and 427,000 aviators, Operation Neptune-Overlord encompassed five major landings on the coast of Normandy. As Morison shows, the fire curtain provided by the powerful guns of the navy proved to be one of the most valuable trump cards of the Anglo-United States invasion armies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591145776
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
10/01/2011
Series:
History of US Naval Operation in WWII
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,053,031
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Rear Adm. Samuel Eliot Morison wrote many popular and award-winning books on maritime history. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes, two Bancroft Prizes, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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