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D-Day

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D-Day

The Invasion of Normandy, 1944

By Rick Atkinson; Jason Culp (Read by)

MacMillan Audio, Compact Disc, 9781427251350

Publication Date: May 6, 2014

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Description

Adapted for young readers from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling "The Guns at Last Light," "D-Day" captures the events and the spirit of that day June 6, 1944 the day that led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi Germany's control. They came by sea and by sky to reclaim freedom from the occupying Germans, turning the tide of World War II. Atkinson skillfully guides his younger audience through the events leading up to, and of, the momentous day in this photo-illustrated adaptation. Perfect for history buffs and newcomers to the topic alike

This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.



About the Author
Rick Atkinson is the bestselling author of "An Army at Dawn" (winner of the Pulitzer Prize for history), "The Day of Battle," and "The Guns at Last Light"," "among others. His many other awards include a Pulitzer Prize for journalism, the George Polk Award, and the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. A former staff writer and senior editor at "The Washington Post," he lives in Washington, D.C. Jason Culp is best known for his role as Julian Gerome on "General Hospital." In addition to voiceover work in national commercials, Culp has narrated audiobooks by bestselling authors such as Louis L'Amour, Danielle Steel, John Irving, and David Weber. He has been recording since 1996 and has nearly 35 audiobooks under his belt. Culp has also narrated documentaries for National Geographic and the History Channel.
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