Rear-Admiral Philip Vian, commander Eastern Force on D-Day

Rear-Admiral Philip Vian, commander Eastern Force on D-Day

Portrait of Rear-Admiral Sir Philip L. Vian, the commander of the Eastern Force for the D-Day landings, tasking with escorting the British and Canadian troops to their beaches.
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 (6 May 2009), Rear-Admiral Philip Vian, commander Eastern Force on D-Day , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_rear_admiral_vian.html

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