The D-Day Landings from Above
The D-Day landings seen from above, with landing craft taking men from the larger parent ships at the top of the picture onto the beach, where the Allied troops can be seen.
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
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (8 May 2009), The D-Day Landings from Above , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_D-Day_from_above.html