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D-Day--Omaha Beach by Milton J. Shapiro

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Published by McKay in New York .
Written in English



  • France,
  • Normandy,
  • Normandy.


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Operation Overlord -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.,
  • Operation Overlord.

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About the Edition

Discusses the invasion by the mightiest armada in the history of warfare that marked the beginning of the end for Hitler"s Third Reich.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMilton J. Shapiro.
LC ClassificationsD756.5.N6 S48
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4095103M
ISBN 100679206795
LC Control Number80007963

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Omaha Beach, second beach from the west among the five landing areas of the Normandy Invasion of World War II. It was assaulted on June 6, (D-Day of the invasion), by units of the U.S. 29th and 1st infantry divisions, many of whose soldiers were drowned during the approach from ships offshore. First Wave at Omaha Beach. Even such an otherwise splendid and popular book on the great adventure as Cornelius Ryan's The Longest Day misses the essence of the Omaha story. 4 D-Day at Omaha Beach 1. IntRoDUCtIon D-Day at Omaha Beach is a solitaire game simulating the twelve momen- tous hours on 6 June , when US amphibious forces assaulted a stretch of sand held by German forces on the Calvados coast of France—a shoreFile Size: 3MB. Heinrich Severloh (23 June – 14 January ) was a soldier in the German nd Infantry Division stationed in Normandy in He became infamous for a memoir WN 62 – Erinnerungen an Omaha Beach Normandie, , published in This book is noted for the authors' claim that as a machine gunner, Severloh inflicted over 1, and maybe over 2, casualties to the American Battles/wars: World War II, D-Day.

  The first volume of a new series dedicated to exploring iconic moments in World War II history, Omaha Beach on D-Day is a fresh and captivating new take on one of the most important moments in World War II: the Allied forces storming the beach at Normandy. The photograph at the heart of this book is Robert Capa's world-famous shot of the Allied landing in , and the/5. University of Kansas professor Adrian Lewis teaches a class about Omaha Beach and the D-Day landings in Normandy, France, during World War II. Omaha, commonly known as Omaha Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, , during World War II. " Omaha" refers to an 8 kilometers (5 mi) section of the coast of Normandy, France, facing the English Channel, from east of Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to west of Vierville-sur-Mer on the right bank Location: Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes, Saint-Laurent-sur . When D-Day dawned June 6, , and U.S. soldiers — at horrific cost — stormed Omaha Beach, Eyler was just offshore aboard Bradley’s flagship, the cruiser Augusta.