"First and foremost this 96-page paper- back recounts the ingenuity, valor and determination of Allied seamen who opened a new front on the Euro- pean mainland and helped pave the way to victory over Axis forces. This book is liberally illustrated in color and black and white by fascinat- ing photos, excellent maps and a few fine color plates by Howard Gerrard." Grant Peterson, Toy Soldier and Model Figure Magazine
"This is an excellent summary of the naval aspects of the invasion, and gives considerable insight to those interested in repelling invasions. As such, it is highly recommended." - Coast Defense Journal
"Over 60 historical photographs, maps, and artwork capturing D-Day's events augment Ford's useful book. A bibliography and index complete contents. Check the inside back cover for more study references." - David L/ Veres, www.cybermodeler.com
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Ken Ford was born in Hampshire in 1943. He trained as an engineer and spent almost 30 years in the telecommunications industry before a change in career led him to become a full-time military historian. He is the author of over 20 books on various aspects of World War II. Ken now lives in Southampton. The author lives in Southampton, UK.