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D-Day 1944 (1): Omaha Beach (Campaign) (Paperback)

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By Steven J. Zaloga, Howard Gerrard (Illustrator)
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This is book number 100 in the Campaign series.

Description


The first title in Osprey's survey of the D-Day landings of World War II (1939-1945). The D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 were the largest amphibious military operation ever mounted. The greatest armada the world had ever seen was assembled to transport the Allied invasion force across the Channel and open the long-awaited second front against Hitler's Third Reich. Of the landings on the five assault beaches, Omaha Beach was the only one ever in doubt. Within moments of the first wave landing a third of the assault troops were casualties. Yet by the end of D-Day the Atlantic Wall had been breached and the US Army's V Corps was firmly entrenched on French soil.

About the Author


Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has worked as an analyst in the aerospace industry for over two decades, covering missile systems and the international arms trade, and has served with the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federal think tank. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and military history, with an accent on the US Army in World War II as well as Russia and the former Soviet Union.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781841763675
ISBN-10: 1841763675
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: July 23rd, 2003
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Campaign