D-Day (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)
The Invasion of Normandy, 1944
MacMillan Audio, 9781427245700
Publication Date: June 1, 2014
List Price: 49.99*
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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.
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.
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