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Written by Shelagh WhitakerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Shelagh Whitaker , Dennis WhitakerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Dennis Whitaker and Terry CoppAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Terry Copp

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
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  • Publisher: Presidio Press
  • On Sale: April 27, 2004
  • Price: $15.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-345-45907-7 (0-345-45907-5)
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“It was the [allied armies’] valor, their endurance, and their ability to adapt that won the battle of Normandy and launched the liberation of Western Europe.”
from Normandy: The Real Story

For decades, it’s been the conventional wisdom that “brute force” alone beat the German army at Normandy. Now a definitive new history, coauthored by a highly decorated field commander, proves otherwise. Using archival data, oral histories, and exclusive new interviews, Normandy: The Real Story takes the reader deep into the minds, hearts, and souls of the allied armies to show how—despite the shortcomings of their superiors and the inferiority of their weaponry—they destroyed two well-equipped German armies and won the war.