The victors : Eisenhower and his boys : the men of World War II /

From historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes a brilliant telling of the war in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. This authoritative narrative account is drawn by the author himself from his five acclaimed books about that conflict, most particularly from...

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Main Author: Ambrose, Stephen E., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, [1998].
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1. Preparation
  • 2. Getting Started
  • 3. Planning and Training for Overlord
  • 4. "OK, Let's Go"
  • 5. The Opening Hours of D-Day
  • 6. Utah Beach
  • 7. Omaha Beach
  • 8. Pointe-Du-Hoc
  • 9. The British and Canadian Beaches
  • 10. The End of the Day
  • 11. Hedgerows
  • 12. Breakout and Pursuit
  • 13. At the German Border
  • 14. Metz, Aachen, and the Hurtgen
  • 15. The Battle of the Bulge
  • 16. Night on the Line
  • 17. The Rihneland Battles
  • 18. Overunning Germany
  • 19. The Gls
  • Sources
  • Index

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