This text provides information about museums, sites, memorials, statues and cemetries in relation to D-Day and the battle for Normandy. It gives details of how to get to them and what to see, and with the aid of maps and photographs it gives the reader a comprehensive account of the major battles. It also helps the reader to understand what it was like to have endured the ordeal of combat through contemporary eyewitness accounts. The book covers the period from June to August 1944 when the allies stormed the shore, fought their way through the brocage country of Normandy, and eventually broke through the Avranches gap.
History, Military, World-War-II,