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D-Day - Untold Stories of the Normandy Landings Inspired by 20 Real-Life People (Hardcover) Loot Price: R405
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D-Day - Untold Stories of the Normandy Landings Inspired by 20 Real-Life People (Hardcover): Michael Noble

D-Day - Untold Stories of the Normandy Landings Inspired by 20 Real-Life People (Hardcover)

Michael Noble; Illustrated by Alexander Mostov

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Relive the events of June 6, 1944, through eye witness accounts that describe 20 real-life stories from the D-Day landings. This book--which presents collated photographs, personal accounts, and testimonies from all sides with full-page illustrations dramatizing individual roles--brings a key moment in history to life for young readers hearing about the event for the first time, as we commemorate its 75th anniversary. Meet: Company Sergeant Major Stanley Hollis, the only person to receive the Victoria Cross for their actions that day Lt. Richard Winter, among the first to be parachuted into action (as depicted in Band of Brothers) American journalist Martha Gellhorn, the only woman known to have been present, after disguising herself as a stretcher bearer As well as a host of other inspiring individuals who each played an important part in the turning point of World War II From those involved in reconnaissance, planning and logistics, espionage, and development of new technology, through to the military units involved in the invasion and landings, and the subsequent phases of the invasion, this authentic retelling provides a view from every angle of the action.

General

Imprint: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: April 2019
Authors: Michael Noble
Illustrators: Alexander Mostov
Dimensions: 307 x 305 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Sewn / Cloth over boards
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-78603-627-8
Categories: Books > Children's & Educational > Social studies > Warfare & defence > General
Books > Children's & Educational > Life skills & personal awareness, general studies > Personal awareness: family, relationship & social issues > General
LSN: 1-78603-627-4
Barcode: 9781786036278

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