101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles in World War II by Mark Bando

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 traces at Normandy is followed through firsthand debts from Airborne veterans and 40 remarkable, formerly unknown (let by myself released) colour photographs of the “Screaming Eagles” at Normandy and in nice Britain sooner than the invasion. Accompanying those extraordinary 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 inner most assortment. this can be an exceptional examine an elite scuffling with strength in the course of one of many final century’s most vital moments.

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