D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

by Marcia Amidon Lusted


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D-Day 1944 The fall of the Berlin Wall 1989 The Boston Marathon bombing 2013 For better or for worse, these extraordinary events changed the world. Essential Events offers a behind-the-scenes look at crucial moments of world history. Read about revolutions, natural disasters, discoveries, and conflicts that had lasting effects. Study their causes and historical contexts. Through eyewitness accounts, learn what happened in critical moments. Delve in and discover how these Essential Events changed the world and how you live your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624032592
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Essential Events Set 9 Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Taking a Gamble 6

Chapter 2 Getting Involved 14

Chapter 3 Planning and Preparing 28

Chapter 4 Deceiving the Enemy 42

Chapter 5 Gearing Up 50

Chapter 6 Loading and Launching 60

Chapter 7 Going Ashore 70

Chapter 8 Beach by Beach 78

Chapter 9 The Next Day and Beyond 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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