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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.
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.