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Largely Air Force Base, Virginia: Headquarters United States Air Force, 1987. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Format is approximately 8 inches by 6 inches. x, 346 pages. Illustrations (photographs and diagrams). Two staples and two-hole punched on left side. Minor cover wear noted. The purpose of this guide is to provide users with a readily available pictorial guide of major aircraft operation in the European Theater. Recognition Guides were also going to be produced on major ground and naval weapon systems. Use of these guides was intended to provide general recognition information on all major weapon systems in the theater. In instances were there was a major recognition difference between the basic model and a variant, both systems are shown. Included in this manual was the best unclassified photography available at the time of publication. While unclassified, at the time of publication, the information was for official use within the U.S. Government and distribution was limited to U.S. Government Agencies. Other users needed to submit requests to the Defense Intelligence Agency, Foreign Disclosure Branch.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. 1st Touchstone Edition. Eleventh Printing. 197, wraps, illus., appendix, sources, index Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day. Major John Howard and his small detachment of British airborne troops landed in gliders, stormed German defense forces, and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe.
London: Pocket Books [Simon & Schuster UK Ltd], 1988. Fifth Printing [stated]/. Trade paperback. xv, , 233,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Footnotes. Appendix. Sources. Index. Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day. Major John Howard and his small detachment of British airborne troops landed in gliders, stormed German defense forces, and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Stephen Edward Ambrose (January 10, 1936 – October 13, 2002) was an American historian and biographer of U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. He was a longtime professor of history at the University of New Orleans and the author of many bestselling volumes of American popular history. However, in a review of To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian for the New York Times, William Everdell wrote that "he certainly deserved better from some of his envious peers" and credited the historian with reaching "an important lay audience without endorsing its every prejudice or sacrificing the profession's standards of scholarship.