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D-Day by Jonathan Bastable


D-Day by Jonathan Bastable

Tales From the Front Line: D - Day is a chronicle of the build-up and aftermath of the most decisive battle of World War II, told through the tales of the participants who recorded their experiences in letters or diaries, or recounted them after the event. Part of a new series featuring fascinating insights into the greatest conflicts in history. Jonathan Bastable has skillfully woven disparate tales from generals and frontline soldiers, statesmen and civilians, into a compelling narrative of one of the key events in the twentieth century.

About the Author

Jonathan Bastable is a renowned writer and journalist. He began his career as a feature writer for The Sunday Times and has contributed to the foreign pages of The Sunday Times, The Scotsman and Time Out. He is the author of a number of books including Voice from Samuel Pepys (D&C 2007). Jonathan lives in Brighton.

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Publication date

27th May 2011


Jonathan Bastable

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David & Charles


352 pages


Second World War
European history
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
Battles & campaigns
Diaries, letters & journals



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