Liberating Europe: D-Day to Victory in Europe 1944-1945: Despatches from the Front: The Commanding Officers' Reports From the Field and At Sea.

Mace, Martin et al (eds.).

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A unique set of historical documents that offers an invaluable resource for historians and students, it starts with the official report on the Dieppe raid in 1942 (where the lessons learnt would provide material planning information for Operation Overlord) and finishes with the report on all the land operations from D-Day through to the German surrender in May 1945.

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Despatches in this volume include the Despatch on air operations by the Allied Expeditionary Air Force in North West Europe between November 1943 and September 1944, the despatch on the assault phase of the Normandy landings June 1944, despatch on operations of Coastal Command, Royal Air Force in Operation Overlord - the invasion of Europe 1944, the despatch on operations in North West Europe between 6 June 1944 and 5 May 1945, by Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, Commander 21st Army Group, the despatch on the final stages of the naval war in North West Europe, and, as an addition, the despatch on the Dieppe Raid in 1942. This unique collection of original documents will prove to be an invaluable resource for historians, students and all those interested in what was one of the most significant periods in British military history.

Book Details

Author Mace, Martin et al (eds.).
Format HC
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Imprint Pen & Sword Military
Number of Pages 240
Illustrations Illustrated
Publish Date 18/06/2014
Catalogue May19
Catalogue book number 243