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The Germans in Normandy

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Published by Pen and Sword .
Written in English


  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • France,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • History - Military / War

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8953486M
ISBN 101844154475
ISBN 109781844154470

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  Fighting the Invasion: The German Army at D-Day is an interesting collection of writings and recollections of the German leaders involved in defending Fortress Europe against the Allied invasion. Aptly edited by David C. Isby, Fighting the Invasion provides a unique pespective on a /5(13). The Germans fought with great courage - hindered by lack of supplies and overwhelming Allied control of the air. This book describes the catastrophe that followed, in a unique look at the war from the losing side. ©, Richard Hargreaves (P) Tantor. The Waffen-SS in Normandy: July , Operations Goodwood and Cobra This book looks at the divisions one by one throughout Operations Goodwood and Cobra which saw large tank battles and the collapse of the German front in Normandy. The Germans In Normandy by Richard Hargreaves available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Draws on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and official documents to paint a vivid and horrific.

  James Holland’s new book “Normandy ’44 – D-Day and the Battle for France” stretches to pages of text illustrated by more than 50 contemporary monochrome photos. It contains extensive appendices and notes and some excellent maps to illustrate the progress of the campaign/5().   There is a great two-book series on Amazon, “D-Day through German Eyes” by Holger Eckhertz. The book is a series of interviews of German infantry, Engineers, etc. that were stationed in Normandy before the invasion and then follow-up with the German survivors. Buy The Germans in Normandy by Richard Hargreaves online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Germans in Normandy is the first attempt to cover the invasion of France in from the German perspective in nearly half a century. The book is based upon 15 years' research, drawing upon countless unpublished diaries, official documents and letters, plus many accounts never before published in /5().

This book is a collection of 5 interviews with men in the German army stationed in Normandy on D-Day. Each soldier was stationed at one of the 5 invasion beaches and tells the interviewer what the invasion was like from the German perspective.4/5. Our Normandy section covers upper and lower Normandy and includes the 7th and 15th German armies respectively and will also feature the Kreigsmarine and Luftwaffe designations. For those of you new to the defensive structures built by the Germans during the Second World War, the Germans had each section or area of defense put into designations.   Buy The Germans in Normandy by Hargreaves, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). A book proving that there are still valuable new insights into the Normandy fighting that add greatly to established knowledge. The story of the Allied landings in Normandy have been told very well from an Allied perspective but remarkably little has been written about the experiences of the Germans who were the recipients of the largest Price: £