Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski

Joseph Balkoski’s book on Omaha Beach is a great historical resource like his book Utah Beach. Omaha Beach tells the story of when largely untested American troops assaulted the German army’s Atlantic wall. This is a great read covering the events of the day almost minute by minute. It reads like a great documentary. This… Continue reading Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski

D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose

Over 1,400 Interviews The late Stephen E. Ambrose used over 1,400 interviews for his history of the D-Day invasion. This “oral history” approach brings the reader into the heart of the battle through eye-witness testimony. The tales of the front line infantryman sweeps the reader up into their personal histories. Individual and Small Unit Stories… Continue reading D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose