June 6, 1944 -- The Climactic Battle of WWII
Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9780671673345, 656pp.
Publication Date: June 6, 1994
Stephen E. Ambrose draws from hundreds of interviews with US Army veterans and the brave Allied soldiers who fought alongside them to create this exceptional account of the day that shaped the twentieth century. D-Day is above all the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their existence, when the horrors, complexities and triumphs of life are laid bare and courage and heroism come to the fore.
The New York Times Book Review D-Day is mostly about people, but goes even further in evoking the horror, the endurance, the daring and indeed, the human failings at Omaha Beach... Outstanding
Wall Street Journal Definitive ... His evidence is overwhelming
San Francisco Chronicle Packed with drama and information, never losing sight of the horrors of combat, Ambrose's D-Day is the best book yet on what many historians consider to be the most important day of the twentieth century