Max Hastings Overlord

ISBN 13: 9780736612234

Overlord

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On June 6, 1944, American and British armies staged the greatest amphibious landing in history. It began Operation Overlord, the battle for the liberation of Europe. Max Hastings, a war correspondant at the time, made a study of D-Day and the battle of Normandy, and his book, far from traditional, overturns a host of national legends.

It describes in graphic detail the experience of Normandy, as Hastings follows the men and officers of the British, American and German forces all through the bitter weeks of this battle.

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Max Hastings, author of over twenty books, was born in 1945. He was a scholar at Charterhouse and University College, Oxford, before working as foreign correspondent for newspapers and BBC television, reporting from over fifty countries. He was editor of the Daily Telegraph for almost a decade, and then for six years edited the Evening Standard. He has won many awards for his journalism, particularly for his dispatches from the South Atlantic in 1982. He was knighted in 2002.

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