Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy 1944 (Pan Military Classics Series)

Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy 1944 (Pan Military Classics Series)

Max Hastings


The well-known D-Day Landings of 6 June 1944 marked the start of Operation Overlord, the conflict for the liberation of Europe. Max Hastings has overturned many conventional legends to put in writing this memorable examine. Drawing jointly the eyewitness money owed of survivors on each side, plus a wealth of formerly untapped resources and files, Overlord offers an excellent, arguable point of view at the devastating conflict for Normandy. 'A masterly booklet, wealthy in perception, smart and weighty in judgement . . . Max Hastings stands within the first rank of writers on glossy war' monetary instances 'A publication which mixes severe historic and significant remark with really good reportage. He brings either the arguments among greater commanders and the struggling with at the battlefield itself to existence extra vividly than past books' occasions Literary complement 'A superbly written masterpiece which makes The Longest Day look inadequate' Len Deighton

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