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The Guns of Normandy

A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944

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Author: Blackburn, George G.
Publication Date:Oct 1995
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Imprint:McClelland & Stewart
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.99
Book Description:

In the weeks after D-Day, the level of artillery action in Normandy was unprecedented. In what was a relatively small area, both sides bombarded each other relentlessly for three months, each trying to overwhelm the other by sheer fire power. The Guns of Normandy puts the reader in the front lines of this horrific battle. In the most graphic and authentic detail, it brings to life every aspect of a soldier’s existence, from the mortal terror of impending destruction, to the...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.548 Pounds
Author Biography
Blackburn, George G. (Author)
George G. Blackburn is a multifaceted writer who also served in the Fourth Field Regiment of the First Canadian Army and was awarded the Military Cross for his duty. He consolidated his experiences into three books: The Guns of Normandy: A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944; The Guns of Victory: A Soldier's Eye View, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, 1944-45, and Where the Hell Are the Guns? A Soldier's Eye View of the Anxious Years, 1939-44.

The Guns of Normandy received the 1996 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction.


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