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Omaha Beachhead (6 June-13 June 1944)

Title:
Omaha Beachhead (6 June-13 June 1944)
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
Backordered
GPO Stock Number:
008-029-00128-4
ISBN:
0-16-001935-4
Description

A companion to the Utah Beach publication, provides a historical narrative dealing with American military operations in France during the month of June 1944 including D-Day in Normandy. Prepared by the 2d Information and Historical Service, attached to the First Army, and by the Historical Section, European Theater of Operations.

Center of Military History Armed Forces in Action Series. CMH Pub. 100-11-1. Item 344-G.

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Audience

This would be a valuable resource for students, historians, military personnel, and others interested in WWII history.

Reviews

Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars on Goodreads.com! 

"This is probably the best book ever written about Omaha Beach." - Bill Stone, Stone & Stone Second World War Books

"Balkoski's depiction of 'Bloody Omaha' is the literary accompaniment to the white-knuckle Omaha Beach scene that opens Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan." - John Hillen, New York Post

Product Details

Availability Details:
Backordered
USA Price:
$25.50
International Price:
$35.70
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
Year/Pages:
1945: 175 p.; ill., 16 maps in envelope. 1984-repr.
Notes:
BIP. NB032Z5 QC033R5 QC034N5
Key Phrases:
  • Armed Forces in Action Series
  • Center of Military History Publication 100 11 1
  • World War 2
  • Army History
  • Military History
  • Normandy Invasion, 1944
SuDocs Class:
D 114.9:Om 1/994/PACK.
Weight:
0.5625
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
070JP
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
10/21/1983
Last Status Update:
11/06/2017
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