"An unsurpassed account of the Allied invasion of France from D-Day to the liberation of Paris."--"Observer""As well as being a rare military historian who can also write gracefully, John Keegan has a distinguished capacity for peering behind the conventional view of events." --Alistair Horne, "Sunday Times""As a military historian John Keegan has the qualities of the best commanders, broad strategic grasp combined with insight into the human fibre of the battlefield, and an eye to what the lessons portend." --"Observer"
'An unsurpassed account of the Allied invasion of France from D-Day to the liberation of Paris. As a military historian John Keegan has the qualities of the best commanders, broad strategic grasp combined with insight into the human fibre of the battlefield, and an eye to what the lessons portend.' Observer --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
As a stand alone book, Six armies in Normandy is an adequate account of the Normandy campaign. As a complementary piece, to say, Hasting's Overlord, Six Armies becomes an excellent... Read morePublished 21 days ago by R.M.F.Brown (Author)
When I picked this book up I thought iot was going to have a lot of out of date facts in it. But proven wrong the narrative makes the subject accessable and informative. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Leigh Russell
Thorough and well written account of the D-Day landings, especially interesting focus on the American & Canadian forces. Read morePublished 16 months ago by David DeJong
A different view of the Normandy landings - good to see the view of some of the minor players. It is quite an old-fashioned read now.Published on 22 Mar. 2013 by Gloop
I found this account of the Normandy Landings and Campaign a better read than the later and better know "Overlord" by Max Hastings . Read morePublished on 28 Mar. 2012 by Nicodemus
The six armies John Keegan shows us in this book are the British, Canadian, Polish, French, German as the enemy and... Read morePublished on 11 Mar. 2010 by Carlos Vazquez Quintana