Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day

by Giles Milton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250134929
Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 784,337
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Giles Milton is a writer and historian. He is the internationally bestselling author of eleven works of narrative history, including Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare and Nathaniel’s Nutmeg. His books - which include White Gold, Paradise Lost and Russian Roulette - have been translated into twenty languages worldwide. Milton lives in London.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Maps

Preface
Prologue

PART I: KNOW THY ENEMY
1. Behind Enemy Lines
2. Atlantic Wall
3. The Weather Report
4. Codebreaking

PART II: MIDNIGHT
5. The Midnight Hour
6. At German Headquarters
7. Landing by Moonlight

PART III: THE NIGHT
8. Sainte-Mère-Église
9. Night Assault
10. First Light

PART IV: DAWN
11. On Utah Beach
12. In Coastal Waters
13. Omaha
14. Easy Red

PART V: FOOTHOLD
15. Gold
16. Juno
17. Cliff-top Guns
18. The Mad Bastard

PART VI: TOWARDS NOON
19. Deadlock on Omaha
20. Cracks in the Wall
21. Race to the Bridge

PART VII: AFTERNOON
22. The Bombing of Caen
23. Counter-Attack
24. Victory at Omaha

PART VIII: WIN OR LOSE
25. Frontier Fighting
26. Panzer Attack
27. Twilight
28. Night

Afterword

Acknowledgements
Notes and Sources
Bibliography
Index