DAY THE DEVILS DROPPED IN

The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy - D-Day to D+6 by Neil Barber

Publisher: Pen and Sword

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • European history: Second World War,
  • Regiments,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • Normandy,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Great Britain,
  • Campaigns,
  • France,
  • Operation Overlord,
  • Regimental histories
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8953198M
ISBN 101844150453
ISBN 109781844150458

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J Novem / C/Sgt Tombstone. It is early June as I write this, and the news has been full of the commemorations for the 75 th Anniversary of D-Day. I always think about the Normandy campaign this time of year, perhaps even more so this year; I was inspired to read a book on the.

The book examines the pivotal role of the 9th Battalion of the Parachute Regiment over the first week of the landings. Tasked with neutralizing the mighty Merville Battery, capturing le Plein and the Chateau St Come, failure by the Paras to achieve any of these key objectives could well have unravelled the whole OVERLORD operation with catastrophic consequences.

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Get also books in EPUB and Mobi Format. Check out other translated books in French, Spanish languages. Neil Barber is the author of two of the most detailed books on their subjects; The Day the Devils Dropped In, relates the 9th Parachute Battalion’s D-Day assault on the Merville Battery and the vital battle at the Chateau St Come; and The Pegasus and Orne Bridges, which details the D-Day capture, defense and relief of Pegasus Bridge and its sister bridge across the river Orne.

Neil Barber is the author of two of the most detailed books on their subjects; The Day the Devils Dropped In, relates the 9th Parachute Battalion’s D-Day assault on the Merville Battery and the vital battle at the Chateau St Come; and The Pegasus and Orne Bridges, which details the D-Day capture, defense and relief of Pegasus Bridge and its sister bridge across the river : Pen & Sword Books Limited.

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[Neil Barber]. The Day the Devils Dropped In Book Summary: The first hours and days following the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June have a strong claim to be amongst the most crucial in world history. Spearheading this vast undertaking were crack British and American airborne forces.

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