Take Ten: D-Day

Today marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allies stormed the beaches at Normandy in their plan to push the Nazis into retreat (and later, defeat). If you’re looking for a good read to learn more, check out one – or more! – of these titles:


D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II – Sarah Rose

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy – Rick Beevor

The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach – John C. McManus

Decision in Normandy – Carlo D’Este

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies – Ben Macintyre

The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 – Rick Atkinson

The Longest Day: June 6, 1944 – Cornelius Ryan

Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France, a New History – James Holland

Sand and Steel: The D-Day Invasions and the Liberation of France – Peter Caddick-Adams

Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris, June 6th – August 25th, 1944 – John Keegan

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