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The Other D-Day
     

The Other D-Day

by Willard Sterne Randall
 
Popular historians have seldom written about the �other D-Day.� But the massive invasion of the French Riviera - just weeks after the Normandy invasion of 1944 - opened up the key ports of Marseilles and Toulon for the Allies, made it possible to refuel the stalled American advance, and persuaded Adolf Hitler to withdraw German troops from France. Here, in this Snap,

Overview

Popular historians have seldom written about the �other D-Day.� But the massive invasion of the French Riviera - just weeks after the Normandy invasion of 1944 - opened up the key ports of Marseilles and Toulon for the Allies, made it possible to refuel the stalled American advance, and persuaded Adolf Hitler to withdraw German troops from France. Here, in this Snap, is the dramatic story of Operation Dragoon.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014857857
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
205,680
File size:
747 KB

Meet the Author

After a successful career as an investigative journalist, Willard Sterne Randall pursued advanced studies in history at Princeton University. Biographer of Benjamin and William Franklin, of Benedict Arnold, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Ethan Allen, he has taught American history at John Cabot University in Rome and at the University of Vermont and Champlain College, where he was Distinguished Scholar in History and a Professor. He is a contributing editor to MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and American Heritage.

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