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Author Noble, Michael, 1980- author.

Title D-Day : untold stories of the Normandy Landings inspired by 20 real-life people / Michael Noble ; Alexander Mostov (illustrator).

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Wide Eyed Editions, 2019.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Robert R Jones PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - CVPG-1  JUV 940.54 N    AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages ; 31 cm
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Summary Relive the events of June 6, 1944 through eye witness accounts that describe 20 real-life stories from the D-Day landings. Meet Company Sergeant Major Stanley Hollis, the only person to receive the Victoria Cross for their actions that day, Lt. Richard Winter, among the first to be parachuted into action (as depicted in Band of Brothers) and American journalist Martha Gellhorn, the only woman known to have been present, after disguising herself as a stretcher bearer, as well as a host of other inspiring individuals who each played an important part in the turning point of World War II, from those involved in reconnaissance, planning and logistics, espionage, and development of new technology, through to the military units involved in the invasion and landings, and the subsequent phases of the invasion. This book, which collates photographs, personal accounts and testimonies, brings a key moment in history to life for young readers hearing about the event for the first time, as we commemorate its 75th anniversary.
Subject World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature.
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
France -- Normandy. (OCoLC)fst01210709
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Personal narratives. (OCoLC)fst01423843
Added Author Mostov, Alexander, illustrator.
ISBN 9781786036261 (hardback)
1786036274
9781786036278
1786036266

 
    
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