D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

by Marcia Amidon Lusted

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This title examines an important historic event—the June 6, 1944, Allied landing in Normandy, France, during World War II. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the planning and espionage prior to the invasion, the events of the Normandy landing, the military equipment used, and the battle’s aftermath. Also discussed is the military context of the invasion, including events in the war that made the landing possible and necessary and the mission’s significance in ending the war in Europe. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624018350
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Essential Events Set 9 Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 405,629
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Taking a Gamble 6

Chapter 2 Getting Involved 14

Chapter 3 Planning and Preparing 28

Chapter 4 Deceiving the Enemy 42

Chapter 5 Gearing Up 50

Chapter 6 Loading and Launching 60

Chapter 7 Going Ashore 70

Chapter 8 Beach by Beach 78

Chapter 9 The Next Day and Beyond 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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