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Remembering D-Day: London to Normandy Beaches

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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D-Day June 6, 1944

FRN40
Stephen Ambrose
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1995
655
068480137X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Written by the best-selling historian Stephen Ambrose, this well-researched narrative draws together interviews and government documents to tell the gripping tale of D-Day.
$19.99

Five Days in London, May 1940

WAR47
John Lukacs
Yale University Press
2001
256
0300084668
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fly-on-the-wall account of a long weekend in 1940, capturing all the uncertainty, drama and suspense surrounding Churchill's affirmation that Britain would continue the war with Germany.
$14.00

The D-Day Atlas, Anatomy of the Normandy Campaign

FRA49
Charles Messenger
W. W. Norton & Company
2014
176
0500291195
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
At the heart of this fascinating re-creation of the D-Day campaign are 71 color maps, many drawn from the actual maps used by the Allies in 1944. Specially commissioned reconstruction drawings and 82 contemporary photographs help bring the beaches of Normandy to life.
$24.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Paris

FRA48
Mike Gerrard
DK Publishing
2016
192
1465445544
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions. With handy pullout map.
$14.00

Battle of Normandy 1944 Map

FRN264
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2008
1
2067002627
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This historic reproduction shows battle dates, parachute drops and locations of Allied forces.
$12.95

A Traveler's Guide to D-Day and the Battle for Normandy

FRN330
Carl Shilleto, Mike Tolhurst
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
192
1566565553
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide to Normandy's WWII battlefields, memorials, sites and cemeteries.
$14.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten London

GRB97
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
192
1465460551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket guide, featuring favorite attractions, events, restaurants, shops and excursions.
$14.00

A Traveller's History of Paris

FRN426
Robert Coles
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
320
1566564859
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fast-moving, short survey of French history with a focus on Paris from its founding, through the heady days of revolution and up to modern times.
$14.95

Citizens of London, The Americans Who Stood With Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour

WAR193
Lynne Olson
Random House
2011
471
0812979354
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This celebrated work of WWII history follows three influential Americans who helped convince FDR to join in the British wartime cause. All three, Olson argues, (Edward Murrow, Averell Harriman and Gilbert Winant) greatly affected the course of history.
$18.00

Codebreakers, the Inside Story of Bletchley Park

WAR46
Alan Stripp (Editor), F.H. Hinsley (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2001
352
0192801325
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The "inside story" of the British codebreakers who cracked the German Enigma code and turned the tide of World War II, as told by 27 of the codebreakers themselves.
$19.95

D-Day

FRN828
Antony Beevor
Viking
2010
608
0143118188
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
From the bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1-45 comes the first history of D-Day to capture the experiences of soldiers on all sides as well as the suffering of French civilians.
$21.00

D-Day Remembered, From the Invasion to the Liberation of Paris

FRA94
Richard Holmes
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
132
0233004106
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This book celebrates the 70th anniversary of D-Day with more than 40 facsimile documents, including a German radio signal log, propaganda distributions and maps, to present a comprehensive portrait of the momentous day.
$75.00

The Bayeux Tapestry, The Life Story of a Masterpiece

FRN782
Carola Hicks
Gardners Books
2008
368
0099450194
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Art historian Hicks investigates the production and politics of the Bayeux Tapestry, tracing its survival from medieval times through the present day.
$24.95

The D-Day Story

FRA84
Martin W. Bowman
Trafalgar Square
2014
128
0752491423
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This pocket-sized, well-illustrated introduction to the battles of D-Day chronicles the five beaches where more than 160,000 troops went ashore: Gold, Juno, Sword, Utah and Omaha.
$16.95

The Second World War

WAR44
John Keegan
Penguin Putnam
2005
624
0143035738
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A masterfully written, thematically arranged history of the Second World War.
$28.00

Memoirs of the Second World War, An Abridgement

WAR131
Winston, Sir Churchill
Mariner Books
1991
1065
0395599687
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Churchill's own abridgment of his six-volume memoir is a sweeping account of the Second World War. While epic in scope, Churchill's historical and biographical narrative is very intelligent and easy to read, piece by piece. Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953.
$29.95

Winston Churchill

EUR214
John Keegan
Penguin Putnam
2007
208
0143112643
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Acclaimed historian Keegan offers a very human portrait of one of the 20th century's enduring symbols of heroic defiance. A short book in the Penguin Lives series.
$17.00

All the Light We Cannot See

WAR199
Anthony Doerr
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2017
544
1501173219
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A heartwarmingly human story which vividly portrays WWII-era France and the French Resistance. Set in Saint-Malo.
$17.00

Paris

FRA38
Edward Rutherfurd
Doubleday
2014
832
0345530764
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Edward Rutherford's sweeping tale traces Paris from Roman occupation to the building of Notre Dame, the machinations of Cardinal Richeleu, glittering court of Versailles, Revolution, the Belle Epoque, the Lost Generation, Nazi occupation and the Resistance all the way up to student revolt in the tumultuous 1960s.
$18.00

Paris in Mind

FRN412
Jennifer Lee (Editor)
Vintage Books
2003
288
1400031028
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
With selections spanning 300 years, this wonderful anthology reflects America's long connection to Paris and the French. The 30 American writers tapped include Benjamin Franklin, Ernest Hemingway and David Sedaris.
$16.00

The Heat of the Day

GBR378
Elizabeth Bowen
Doubleday
2002
368
0385721285
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The suspenseful tale of life in London during the bombing raids of World War II. Bowen, like her character in the novel, remained in London during the raids (refusing the relative security of Ireland). Originally published in 1949.
$16.95