Rear Admiral Alan Kirk, commander Western Force on D-Day
Rear-Admiral Alan G. Kirk commanded the Western Force during the D-Day landings, escorting and protecting the American troops on their way to the western beaches.
The D-Day Companion, ed. Jane Penrose
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