The D-Day Atlas: A Graphical Reconstruction of the Normandy Campaign (Paperback)
An Illustrated Guide to One of the Greatest Events of World War II
The Allied landing in German-occupied Normandy on June 6, 1944 was the greatest amphibious operation in military history. In the months that followed, German forces, outnumbered and outgunned, fought one of the most tenacious and skillful defensive campaigns of the entire war. This magnificent graphical reconstruction details the momentous events of the Normandy campaign from its conception through to the destruction of the German 7th and 5th Panzer Armies at Falaise and the Allied liberation of Paris.
Included in The D-Day Atlas are:
- Disposition and movements of military units
- Plans and objectives of the commanders on both sides
- Nature of the Normandy terrain
- Role of Allied air interdiction and long-range naval fire support
- Movement of reserve units and supplies
- Activities of the French Resistance
About the Author
John Man is a historian specializing in the nature of leadership. John's books have been published in over twenty languages around the world and include histories of the Great Wall of China and the Mongolian Empire. He lives in England.