From hundreds of interviews with U.S. Army veterans and the Allied soldiers who fought alongside them, Stephen Ambrose created this gripping and detailed account of one of the most dramatic events of the 20th century, the first landings at Normandy in World War II. His outstanding 1994 book is here presented in an oversized format and illustrated with 125 captioned maps and photographs—some filling two pages—that convey the experience of these men at the most harrowing, demanding moment of their existence.
"D-Day is mostly about people, but goes even further in evoking the horror, the endurance, the daring and indeed, the human failings at Omaha Beach.... Outstanding."—NYTBR