The landings on June 6, 1944, day D, marked the beginning of Operation Overlord, the first struggle for the liberation of France.
Max Hastings, one of the leading and best-known historians of the time, questions and dissects many legends in this masterful study, which summarizes the accounts of eyewitnesses and survivors from both sides as well as a multitude of previously unexplored sources and documents.
Overlord offers the reader a brilliant and controversial perspective on the devastating struggle for Normandy, leaving us with one of the most complete and lauded works on the events. An absolute historiographical reference.
Title: Overlord. Day D and the Battle of Normandy. 1944
Author: Max Hastings
Publisher: The Sphere of Books
Number of pages: 560
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