Battlefront: D-Day, by Public Record Office
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- ISBN: 9781873162774 | 1873162774
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/31/1999
This pack features a selection of facsimile documents and images that recreate the most crucial day in the history of World War II, allowing the reader to place themselves on the Normandy beaches at the dramatic height of Operation Overlord. The pack contains: a detailed full-colour map of Omaha Beach; a color poster card showing glider troops landing; a draft of General Eisenhower's speech to the people of Occupied Europe on D-Day; the war diary of the Airborne Forces who captured Pegasus Bridge; a first-hand account of the landing on Omaha Beach; an MI5 document on the deception of Axis agents about D-Day; a record of French resistance activities; the ULTRA decrypt of the German intelligence report on D-Day; the ship's log entry for HMS "Belfast" of 6th June 1944; and the telegram from Churchill to Stalin reporting the progress of the landings.