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101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy (Paperback)

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A minute-by-minute and day-by-day account of the elite 101st Airborne’s daring parachute landing behind enemy lines at Normandy is accompanied by firsthand accounts from Airborne veterans and forty incredible, previously unknown (let alone published) color photos of the “Screaming Eagles” at Normandy and in Great Britain prior to the invasion. Accompanying these remarkable D-Day color Kodachromes—which were unearthed in the attic of an Army doctor’s daughter—are more than two hundred black-and-white photographs from 101st survivors and the author’s own private collection. This is an unprecedented look at an elite fighting force during one of the last century’s most crucial moments.

About the Author


Author and historian Mark Bando specializes in the history of the 101st Airborne and the 2nd Armored Division. He has published four previous books with MBI Publishing Company/Zenith Press, including 101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy, The 101st Airborne at Normandy, The 101st Airborne: From Holland to Hitler\u2019s Eagle\u2019s Nest, and Breakout at Normandy: The 2nd Armored Division in the Land of the Dead. He is retired from the police department in Detroit, Michigan, where he resides.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780760339800
ISBN-10: 0760339805
Publisher: Zenith Press
Publication Date: May 11th, 2011
Pages: 156
Language: English