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The Greatest War - Volume II
D-Day and the Assault on Europe
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Told by soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines, this series is an oral history of World War II from those who were there. This second volume examines the storming of Omaha Beach on D-Day, and the advance of allied forces across Europe to the liberation of Paris.
THE GREATEST WAR is an oral history of World War II told in the words of the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines-the men dubbed the “greatest generation,” who fought and ultimately emerged victorious from battle. In this second volume, Gerald Astor, one of the nation’s most acclaimed military historians, takes readers from the storming of Omaha Beach on D-Day to the advance of Allied forces across Europe to the liberation of Paris. It is a gripping narrative of unparalleled courage, honor, and glory that is sure to become a military classic.