June 6th, 1944 is considered to be one of the most memorable dates in world history. D-Day marked the beginning of the end of World War II as Allied forces invaded Normandy and pushed their way into Nazi-occupied Europe. Operation Overlord, the givencode name, was an incredible feat that resulted in a turning point in the war and ended the dominance of the Third Reich. Personal memory is the primary source of history, hence these firsthand accounts that recall these terrible moments with reliable precision.
Carol Harris is a writer and a journalist who has written many stories about World War II. She is the author of Women at War, Blitz Diary, Air Raid & Ration Books, and The Wartime House.