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Normandy to Victory

The War Diary of General Courtney H. Hodges and the First U. S. Army

Normandy to Victory( )
Editor: Greenwood, John T.
Author: Sylvan, William C.
Smith, Francis G.
Series title:American Warriors Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:University Press of Kentucky
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

The war diary of General Courtney Hicks Hodges begins on June 2, 1944, as Hodges and the U.S. First Army prepare for Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of France. Hodges' aides, Major William C. Sylvan and Captain Francis G. Smith Jr., recorded daily entries, which Hodges reviewed and approved. The diary chronicles Hodges's ascent to Commanding General in August 1944, as well as his viewpoints on strategy and the enemy, and follows Hodges and the First Army through savage...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Military
History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.75 Inches
Book Weight:2.6 Pounds

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