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New York: MHQ, Inc., 1989. quarto, 128, profusely illus. (many in color), maps, boards slightly worn and soiledContains an article by Stephen Ambrose on the D-Day landings and the secrets of Operation Overlord. Also contains articles on Guernica, the strategic complexities of the American Civil War, World War II cartoonist Bill Mauldin, the battle of Cowpens, and excerpts from Bruce Gudmundsson's memoirs, among many other topics.
Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 2002. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. , 132,  pages, plus covers. Illustrations (most in color). Maps. Advertisements. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Cover highlights Untold Stories of D-Day, The cover story is by noted author Thomas B. Allen. There is also an article on Bedford, Virginia, a community that lost 19 of its young men on D-Day. Karen Lange wrote a fascinating article on Jamestown. Additional articles are on the Great Northern Forest, the Beast of the Boreal, an American photojournalist and her Islamist translator on the front lines in Afghanistan, pre-Inca empires in the Andes, and Ames, Iowa.
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.
Baton Rouge: Saint John's Press, 2001. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xxiv, 698,  pages. Illustrations. Photo Section. Glossary. Appendices. Contributors. Bibliography. Index of Proper Names. Maps. Signed by the author on the half-title. Sticker residue on half-title. Cover has small tear at top of spine, some tape, and other wear and soiling. Slightly cocked. "War Stories, Utah Beach to Pleiku," is a collection of the memories of veterans and their service in the 4th Infantry Division. The book covers the period of World War II, The Cold War, and Vietnam--more than thirty-years of rich history from 1940 through 1970. In "War Stories," there are 325 accounts from WWII veterans. In them, they describe their early training as they prepared for a war that they knew was coming, but had no name for. In great detail they portray the bloody assault on Utah Beach, on D-Day, June 6, 1944 and their subsequent fight through the hedgerows of Normandy. They were the first division to enter Paris, and they rightfully lay claim to the honor of liberating that famous city.