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3 edition of Normandy. found in the catalog.

Normandy.

Nia Williams

Normandy.

by Nia Williams

  • 144 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by AA Publishing .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAA pocket guide
The Physical Object
Pagination128p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22147378M
ISBN 100749541113

In the early morning hours of D-Day, 2, paratroopers of the th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into Normandy as a part of the famous 82nd Airborne Division. After a widely scattered drop, the regiment then struggled in the marshes and hedgerows of the Cotentin Peninsula in battles at places with names like Chef-du-Pont, Cauquigny, La Seller Rating: % positive. Normandy—shaped roughly like a jigsaw puzzle piece—sprawls across France’s northwestern corner. Due to its geographic position, this region is blessed with a stunning natural beauty that.

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  This book matches the quality of Earle Rice Jr.'s Normandy (Chelsea House, ) but is intended for a slightly older readership, making it an excellent choice for high school World War II buffs and report writers.—Mary Mueller, Rolla Public Schools, MO. School Library Journal. /5(4). Normandy Sweeping coastlines, half-timbered towns, fortified farmsteads, and thatched roofs decorate the rolling green hills of Normandy. Despite the peacefulness you sense today, the region's history is filled with war, from Viking invasions to William the Conqueror, from Joan of Arc, and of course the battles of D-Day.


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