This lavishly illustrated edition is the definitive single volume overview of the hard fought campaign in Normandy. Written by Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers, and drawing extensively on primary sources, this major publication is appearing in e-book form for the first time. The Normandy Campaign encompasses the strategic, operational and tactical aspects of the battle for Normandy and expertly details the events which influenced the actions of the armies on both sides of the battlefront. The entire scope of the 1944 battle for Normandy is considered including the weapons, defences and logistical problems. This e-book version features all of the most important battles which erupted following the D-day landings including Epsom, Goodwood, Charnwood, Mortain and culminates in the Falaise pocket. Also included is an extensive survey of the raid on Dieppe and its importance as a dress rehearsal for Operation Overlord.
Bob Carruthers is an Emmy Award winning author and historian, who has written extensively on the Great War. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Bob is the author of a number of military history titles including the Amazon best seller The Wehrmacht in Russia.