The longest day, June 6, 1944
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The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy. The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory and tragedy, Ryan painstakingly recreates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany. This book, first published in 1959, is a must for anyone who loves history, as well as for anyone who wants to better understand how free nations prevailed at a time when darkness enshrouded the earth.
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|Grouping Title||longest day june 6 1944|
|Grouping Author||ryan cornelius|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-01-25 03:52:47AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-28 05:54:43AM|
|display_description||An account of the invasion of Normandy, telling the story of the decisive World War II battle, and discussing events that preceded and followed the campaign.|
|subject_facet||Normandy (France) -- History|
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy
|title_display||The longest day, June 6, 1944|
|title_full||The longest day, June 6, 1944 / Cornelius Ryan|
|title_short||The longest day, June 6, 1944|
World War, 1939-1945