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REVIEW: Holt’s Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches

Book Review of Major and Mrs. Holt’s Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches (75th Anniversary Edition with GPS References). Pen & Sword Books. Major and Mrs. Holt’s battlefield guide earns its of definitive. The guidebook covers six separate itineraries with mileage and time estimates, over 400 colored photographs and 21 itinerary maps …

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Members of 12th Parachute Battalion, 5th Parachute Brigade, 6th Airborne Division, enjoy a cup of tea after fighting their way back to their own lines near Ranville after three days behind enemy lines, 10 June 1944.

British Army during the Invasion of Normandy

The invasion of Normandy, codename “Operation Overlord”, in 1944 through the eyes of the British Army. Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, …

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