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LIFE D-Day: Remembering the Battle that Won the War - 70 Years Later
Probably the most famous combat photographs ever made were those taken on the beach in Normandy during the D-Day invasions by Robert Capa, shooting for LIFE and going in with the first wave. The saga of those images has been told before and will be again in this commemorative book: How Capa got out alive (he would later be killed while covering war in Southeast Asia), how ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published April 29th 2014 by Life
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May 27, 2014 Marathon County Public Library MCPL rated it 4 of 5 stars
June 6, 2014 is the 70th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy, an epic battle that spelled the eventual downfall of Hitler's Third Reich. Many books have been published in honor of the anniversary, this LIFE release being one of the latest. LIFE D-DAY tops off at 144 pages and is a comprehensive D-Day overview that sets June 6 in historical perspective, details the invasion training and preparations, describes the events of June 6th and their aftermath. The book features dozens of b&w ...more