• William Tyler

D-Day: A Reading List

There are hundreds of books on the subject but here are just a few.

My top three

1 Sand and Steel P.Caddick-Adams

2 Normandy '44 J.Holland (outstanding bibliography)

3 D-Day S.Ambrose (the great American historian of the war)

Seen from a German viewpoint

1 D-Day through German Eyes H.Eckhertz

2 D-Day through German Eyes J.Trigg

Other classics

1 D-Day A.Beevor

2 Overlord M.Hastings


D Day Operations Manual Falconer & Watson

Short and Simple

Victory in Europe Karen Farrington (NB D Day to Victory)

85 views1 comment

Recent Posts

See All

From Ottoman to Habsburg Rule 1699 1703-11 Hungarian Revolt under Rakocszi Maria Theresa 1740-80 Enlightened Absolutism Joseph II 1780-90 Napoleon stirs up the continent Austrian Empire 1804 Build up

Free Speech N.Warburton (OUP Very Short Introduction Series) The First Freedom N.Hentoff (American history of the concept) Burning the Books R.Ovenden (A 3000 year history) You can't read th

At War with The Bolsheviks R.Jackson (Allied Forces during Russian Civil War) Ivan the Terrible I. De Madriaga Armies of Ivan the Terrible Osprey Series Medieval Russian Armies "