Battlefront: D-Day Document Pack

By: National Archives, The National Archives

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This pack features a selection of facsimile documents and images that recreate the most crucial day in the history of World War II, allowing the reader to place themselves on the Normandy beaches at the dramatic height of Operation Overlord. The pack contains: a detailed full-colour map of Omaha Beach; a colour poster card showing glider troops landing; a draft of General Eisenhower's speech to the people of Occupied Europe on D-Day; the war diary of the Airborne Forces who captured Pegasus Bridge; a first-hand account of the landing on Omaha Beach; an MI5 document on the deception of Axis agents about D-Day; a record of French resistance activities; the ULTRA decrypt of the German intelligence report on D-Day; the ship's log entry for HMS "Belfast" of 6th June 1944; and the telegram from Churchill to Stalin reporting the progress of the landings.

Title: Battlefront: D-Day Document Pack

Author: National Archives, The National Archives

Categories: World War II,

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

ISBN Number: 1873162774

ISBN Number 13: 9781873162774

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: The National Archives [United Kingdom]

Seller ID: 162774

Description: This pack features a selection of facsimile documents and images that recreate the most crucial day in the history of World War II, allowing the reader to place themselves on the Normandy beaches at the dramatic height of Operation Overlord. The pack contains: a detailed full-colour map of Omaha Beach; a color poster card showing glider troops landing; a draft of General Eisenhower's speech to the people of Occupied Europe on D-Day; the war diary of the Airborne Forces who captured Pegasus Bridge; a first-hand account of the landing on Omaha Beach; an MI5 document on the deception of Axis agents about D-Day; a record of French resistance activities; the ULTRA decrypt of the German intelligence report on D-Day; the ship's log entry for HMS "Belfast" of 6th June 1944; and the telegram from Churchill to Stalin reporting the progress of the landings.
The National Archives [United Kingdom]