Omaha Beach: D-day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph BalkoskiOmaha Beach: D-day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski

Omaha Beach: D-day, June 6, 1944

byJoseph Balkoski

Paperback | May 18, 2006

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Balkoski's depiction of 'Bloody Omaha' is the literary accompaniment to the white-knuckle Omaha Beach scene that opens Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan. -- John Hillen, New York PostIn this unforgettable narrative of D-Day, Joseph Balkoski describes the minute-by-minute combat as it unfolded on Omaha Beach, allowing soldiers to speak for themselves as they recall their attempts to maneuver bombers through heavy cloud cover, the claustrophobic terror aboard transports, and the relentless fire that greeted them on the beach. Equal parts oral history and meticulous reconstruction, Omaha Beach is the closest the modern reader can get to experiencing the Normandy landings firsthand.
Joseph Balkoski is Command Historian of the Maryland National Guard and author of Omaha Beach (978-0-8117-3376-2), Utah Beach (978-0-8117-3377-9), and the classic Beyond the Beachhead (978-0-8117-3237-6). He has appeared as a D-Day expert on MSNBC, and his work has been praised by Joe Scarborough, the New York Post, the Washington Time...
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Title:Omaha Beach: D-day, June 6, 1944Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.13 inPublished:May 18, 2006Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0811733769

ISBN - 13:9780811733762

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