Cover Image

The first wave : the D-Day warriors who led the way to victory in World War II

by Kershaw, Alex (Author)

Print Book

Saved in:

Availability Loading...


"Beginning in the predawn darkness of June 6, 1944, The First Wave follows the remarkable men who carried out D-Day's most perilous missions. The charismatic, unforgettable cast includes the first American paratrooper to touch down on Normandy soil; the British glider pilot who braved antiaircraft f... Full description


Add Tag

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

Table of Contents:
  • June 5, 1944
  • Ham and jam
  • The cruel seas
  • A Grade-A stinker
  • Bloody lucky
  • By dawn's faint light
  • An angel on each shoulder
  • La Belle France
  • All the blue bonnets
  • Tallyho!
  • The Bocage
  • A dirty bush war
  • Defeating Hitler.