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D-Day, 1944

Robin Neillands

D-Day, 1944

voices from Normandy

by Robin Neillands

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Published by Thorpe in Anstey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1993.

StatementRobin Neillands and Roderick De Normann.
SeriesUlverscroft large print
ContributionsDe Normann, Roderick.
The Physical Object
Pagination555p. ;
Number of Pages555
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16688138M
ISBN 100708931537

On June 6, , nineteen boys from Bedford, Virginia--population 3,died in the first bloody minutes of D-Day when their landing craft dropped them in shallow water off Omaha Beach. They were part of the first wave of American soldiers to hit the sands of Normandy.   ‎A battle that would change the course of World War II Eleven-year-old Paul's French village has been under Nazi control for years. His Jewish best friend has disappeared. Food is scarce. And there doesn't seem to be anything Paul can do to make things better. Then Paul finds an Americ /5(84).


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