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

by Kershaw, Alex (Author)

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"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

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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.
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