Utah Beach on D-Day


This map shows the American beachhead on Utah Beach at the end of D-Day. The first line of innundations, behind the coast, have been passed, and the scattered airborne forces have established footholds to the west of this main area.
The D-Day Companion, ed. Jane Penrose. A selection of thirteen separate essays on different aspects of the D-Day lands, from the initial planning to post-war memorials; this is an excellent piece of work that sets the D-Day landings firmly in context. An excellent starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about Operation Overlord, but its wide range of topics means it is likely to be of value to anyone with an interest in the subject. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (14 May 2009), Utah Beach on D-Day, http://www.historyofwar.org/Maps/maps_utah_beach.jpg

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