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D-Day 70th Anniversary

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of occupied France during World War II. The operation began on June 6, 1944 and was the largest single-day amphibious invasion of all time, with 160,000 troops landing on the Normandy coast. President Obama will attend the D-Day commemorative events in France.

The dead and those about to die: D-Day: the Big Red One at Omaha Beach by John C. McManus


Neptune: the Allied invasion of Europe and the D-Day landings by Craig L. Symonds


Double cross: the true story of the D-day spies by Ben Macintyre


Fortitude: the D-Day deception campaign by Robert Hesketh ; introduction by Nigel West


The longest day: June 6, 1944 by Cornelius Ryan


Six armies in Normandy: from D-Day to the liberation of Paris by John Keegan


Hoodwinking Hitler: the Normandy deception by William B. Breuer


Neptunus Rex: naval stories of the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944 by edited by Edward F. Prados