About this book
Antony Beevor's impressive military history of the D-Day landings and battle for Normandy now in paperback. Making use of overlooked and new material, Beevor's gripping narrative brings to life both the wider strategy and the human experience of war. 'Impeccable, splendid, thoroughly researched and gripping. Beevor is a master of narrative, expertly blending the grand sweep with the telling anecdote' "Observer"
The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. What followed them was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war, at times as savage as anything seen on the Eastern Front.