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D-Day The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor
  

D-Day The Battle for Normandy

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Criticised by some for its American bias it is none-the-less a good overview of the events surrounding the D-Day landings, read it as an introduction to the subject, a book that will give you the feel and sense of the invasion as it happened.

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Synopsis

D-Day The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor

Reviews

As near as possible to experiencing what it was like to be there... It is almost impossible for a reader not to get caught up in the excitement -- Giles Foden Guardian

No writer can surpass Beevor in making sense of a crowded battlefield and in balancing the explanation of tactical manoeuvres with poignant flashes of human detail -- Christopher Silvester Daily Express

About the Author

Antony Beevor was educated at Winchester and Sandhurst. A regular officer in the 11th Hussars, he served in Germany and England. He has published several novels, while his works of non-fiction include The Spanish Civil War, Crete: The Battle and the Resistance, which won the 1993 Runciman Award, Stalingrad and Berlin: The Downfall, 1945. With his wife, Artemis Cooper, he wrote Paris After the Liberation: 1944-1949.

His book Stalingrad was awarded the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction, the Wolfson History Prize and the Hawthornden Prize in 1999. It became a number-one bestseller both in hardback and paperback, the UK edition alone selling half a million copies, and has been published around the world in twenty-one translations. Berlin: The Downfall 1945 has dominated the bestseller lists even more than Stalingrad. Most of his titles are published by Penguin.

Antony Beevor is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th April 2014

Author

Antony Beevor

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
624 pages

Categories

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Second World War
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20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

ISBN

9780241968970

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