Author: Yves Buffetaut
D-Day Ships. The Allied Invasion Fleet, June 1944
Naval Institute Press
Size: 42.2 MB
The date 6 June 1994 marks the 50th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. This book covers all the vessels which were employed both in the landing and support roles. Detailed descriptions of all the ships, and of the artificial harbor, as well as an analysis of the ship-to-shore bombardment, giving the reader an appraisal of the central naval contribution to history's largest amphibious undertaking.