An eye-popping, innovative approach to one of the most-popular topics in all of history: the European Theater of World War II. The myth-busting designers of this unique book will provide readers with a full account of the campaign to liberate Europe sprinkled throughout with more than 200 unequalled visual assets. Based-on the 6-part mini-series coming from BBC Channel 4 in the UK and History TV in Canada. Includes extensive interviews with WWII veterans such as Col. Edward D. Shames who fought with the legendary 'Band of Brothers' of "E" Company, 2/506, 101st Airborne.
"...a book and documentary using a different approach to examine the experience of Europe during World War II, and provides myth-busting tests to supplement accounts of the campaign to liberate Europe in a fascinating, different take on events." --James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review (August 2012)
"This book focuses on the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944, unitl Germany's surrender in May 1945. It is told by the Allied soldiers who lived through it..." --WWII History (Late Fall 2012)