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- DescriptionAdapted for young readers from the #1 New York Times bestselling The Guns at Last Light, D-Day captures the events and the spirit of that day June 6, 1944 the day that led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi Germany's control. They came by sea and by sky to reclaim freedom from the occupying Germans, turning the tide of World War II. Atkinson skillfully guides his younger audience through the events leading up to, and of, the momentous day in this photo-illustrated adaptation. Perfect for history buffs and newcomers to the topic alike!This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.
- Author BiographyRick Atkinson is the bestselling author of An Army at Dawn (winner of the Pulitzer Prize for history), The Day of Battle, and The Guns at Last Light , among others. His many other awards include a Pulitzer Prize for journalism, the George Polk Award, and the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. A former staff writer and senior editor at The Washington Post, he lives in Washington, D.C.
- Author(s)Rick Atkinson
- PublisherHenry Holt & Company
- Date of Publication06/05/2014
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHenry Holt & Company
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, maps
- Weight463 g
- Width157 mm
- Height239 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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