By Mark Bando
A minute-by-minute and daily account of the elite one hundred and first Airborne’s bold parachute touchdown in the back of enemy strains at Normandy is observed by way of firsthand debts from Airborne veterans and 40 brilliant, formerly unknown (let on my own released) colour images of the “Screaming Eagles” at Normandy and in nice Britain sooner than the invasion. Accompanying those striking D-Day colour Kodachromes—which have been unearthed within the attic of a military doctor’s daughter—are greater than hundred black-and-white photos from one hundred and first survivors and the author’s personal deepest assortment. this can be an remarkable examine an elite struggling with strength in the course of one of many final century’s most important moments.
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