D-Day 1944 -

D-Day 1944

The Making of Victory



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Two years earlier the Dieppe Raid had ended in disaster despite their meticulous planning the Allies feared Operation Overlord might go the same way. Instead D-Day proved an incredible success; however, what followed was marred by serious mistakes on both sides resulting in three months of bitter fighting. Established military historian Anthony Tucker-Jones brings his expert eye to bear on the D-Day landings and subsequent Normandy campaign, using first-hand accounts to dramatically place the reader in the midst of the action, and revealing how Hitler's forces successfully avoided total annihilation by managing a quite extraordinary escape across the Seine. The unknown battle for Rouen was the key and is examined in depth for the very first time. AUTHOR: Anthony Tucker-Jones spent nearly 20 years in the British Intelligence community before establishing himself as a defence writer and military historian. He has written extensively on aspects of WW2 warfare, including Hitler's Great Panzer Heist and Stalin's Revenge: Operation Bagration. He has also written Slaughter on the Eastern Front for The History Press (2017). 30 b/w illustrations

Product code: 9780750988032

ISBN 9780750988032
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H234xW156
No. Of Pages 304
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Re-assessing the technical and intelligence problem solving behind the Normandy campaign through the eyes of those present