There have been many viewpoints written about this epic day in history. So many died on the beaches during this unprecedented invasion. And, yet, so many were fortunate to survive. For them, it was a memory that I am sure they never wanted to repeat.
There are some great publications written by many of these survivors. And, many researchers are now able to find information about the behind the scenes actions since many of the files have become declassified. One of these books is written by Kenneth H. Garn, The Secret D-Day, 2004.
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The author was part of a defense platoon in Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion of the 531st Engineer Shore Regiment. He unravels the truth behind the D-Day invasion.
This book is highly recommended for those who enjoy reading first hand accounts of war.
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