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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.
New York, NY: Warner Books, 1992. Presumed First U. S. Paperback Edition. Trade paperback. xxiv, 632 pages. Includes Epigraph, Foreword, Preface, List of Illustrations (including 22 black and white maps, as well as 19 black and white photographs between pages 328 and 329), A brief History of British Airborne Forces, and Index. Minor cover wear. Some page discoloration noted. Max Arthur OBE (25 February 1939 – 2 May 2019) was a military historian, author and actor who specialized in firsthand recollections of the twentieth century. In particular his works focussed on the First and Second World War. In the earlier years of his life, Arthur was an actor appearing in a number of roles on television. Most notably as Zuko in the Doctor Who episode Planet of Fire. He also appeared in the film Bloodbrothers (1978 film) and the television series Grange Hill. Later in his life he changed direction and became a historian. As a historian his scholarship focussed in drawing together testimony from soldiers of their experiences during wartime. His most noted works were Forgotten Voices of the Great War (2002) and Forgotten Voices of the Second World War (2004) both in association with the Imperial War Museum. He also presented two television documentaries: The Brits Who Fought For Spain (2008-9), for The History Channel UK and 'Dambusters' for Optimum Releasing. Arthur was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to military history.