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Author Atkinson, Rick.
Title D-Day : [the invasion of Normandy, 1944] / Rick Atkinson with Kate Waters.
Pub Info New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
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Edition First edition.
Descript xviii, 202 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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Audience NC1290L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 9.0 6 6 166178
Subtitle from jacket.
"Based on the book 'The guns at last light' by Rick Atkinson, published by Henry Holt and Company, LLC"--T.p. verso.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Allied countries and chain of command -- Axis countries and chain of command -- World War II timeline -- Key players -- The plan -- The invasion -- The days that followed -- The United States declaration of war on Germany -- The five greatest tanks of the war -- The largest battleships of the war -- The most effective bombers of the war -- Weapons carried by U.S., U.K., Canadian, and German ground troops -- Carrier pigeons -- Operation Fortitude : the inflatable army -- Caring for the wounded -- Clothing and equipment issued to a new GI in 1943 -- Monthly pay for an American GI in 1940 -- What they carried : U.S. airborne divisions -- What they carried : U.S. ground assault troops -- K rations : food on the go for American troops -- Numbers tell part of the story -- Operation Overlord timeline -- Glossary -- Places to visit.
Summary Presents, for young readers, an adaptation of the best-selling "The guns at last light" to commemorate the historical significance of D-Day, tracing the Battle of Normandy and the Allied liberation of Western Europe through the end of World War II.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
Add Author Atkinson, Rick. Guns at last light.
Waters, Kate.
Alt Title Invasion of Normandy, 1944
ISBN 9781627791113 (hardcover)
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