By Anthony Beevor
The first major account in more than 20 years of the Normandy invasion and the liberation of Paris. It describes not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French caught up in the fighting. D-Day is the consummate account of the invasion and the ferocious offensive that led to Paris's liberation.
By Stephen E Ambrose
From the rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 to the disbanding in 1945, Stephen E. Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company. In combat, the reward for a job well done is the next tough assignment, and as they advanced through Europe, the men of Easy kept getting the tough assignments.
By Ben Macintyre
On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on Normandy and suffered low casualties. D-Day was a stunning military accomplishment and a masterpiece of trickery. Operation Fortitude enabled the invasion, turning the German spies into double agents, deceiving the Nazis into believing that the Allies would attack. The most successful deception operation ever carried out, it ensured an Allied victory at a pivotal point in the war.
By James Holland
D-Day, June 6, 1944, and the seventy-six days of bitter fighting in Normandy that followed the Allied landing, have become the defining episode of World War II in the west-the object of books, films, television series, and documentaries. Yet as familiar as it is, as James Holland makes clear in his definitive history, many parts of the OVERLORD campaign, as it was known, are still shrouded in myth and assumed knowledge.
By Sarah Rose
Sarah Rose draws on recently declassified files, diaries, and oral histories to tell the thrilling story of three of these remarkable women. Andrée Borrel, Odette Sansom, and Lise de Baissac. Together these women destroyed train lines, ambushed Nazis, plotted prison breaks, and gathered crucial intelligence—laying the groundwork for the D-Day invasion that proved to be the turning point in the war.
By Cornelius Ryan
A compelling tale of courage and heroism, glow and tragedy, The Longest Day painstakingly recreates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany.
By A+E Network
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this two-hour History special presents the key events of the Allied invasion of Nazi-held Europe and the subsequent battles that captured the control of the Normandy coast.
By Robert Venditti
182 members of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division parachute into the French countryside-a full 18 miles southeast of their intended target. This original graphic novel from DC Vertigo is the true story of an obscure World War II battle that took place in the small village of Graignes, France, for six days and the men who survived to tell the tale.
By Daniel Silva
Britain's counterintelligence operations, finds the most unlikeliest agent imaginable—a history professor named Alfred Vicary, handpicked by Churchill himself to expose a highly dangerous, but unknown, traitor. The Nazis, however, have also chosen an unlikely agent. Catherine Blake is the beautiful widow of a war hero, a hospital volunteer—and a Nazi spy under direct orders from Hitler: uncover the Allied plans for D-Day...
By A+E Network
Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France's Normandy region.
By Amit Gupta
It's 1944 and D-Day has failed. The women of a remote British village awake to find their husbands gone to fight with the resistance. Soon after Nazi soldiers arrive to occupy the village and the women must boldly form their own resistance.