101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy by Mark Bando

By Mark Bando

A minute-by-minute and daily account of the elite a hundred and first Airborne’s bold parachute touchdown at the back of enemy strains at Normandy is observed through firsthand debts from Airborne veterans and 40 very good, formerly unknown (let on my own released) colour photographs of the “Screaming Eagles” at Normandy and in nice Britain ahead of the invasion. Accompanying those impressive D-Day colour Kodachromes—which have been unearthed within the attic of a military doctor’s daughter—are greater than hundred black-and-white photos from one hundred and first survivors and the author’s personal inner most assortment. this is often an unheard of examine an elite struggling with strength in the course of one of many final century’s most important moments.

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