The Devil's Garden

Rommel's Desperate Defense of Omaha Beach on D-Day

£22.95

Book Description

This fresh look at D-Day--one of World War II's pivotal battles--is available in time for its 70th anniversary in June 2014. The author draws on original research, including recently discovered German artillery maps, and offers well-supported conclusions that are sure to spark debate.

  • Explains why the U.S. Army suffered enormous casualties on Omaha Beach
  • Focuses on Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox, who oversaw German defenses in Normandy
  • Covers little-known aspects such as the German patrols tasked with shooting down the pigeons the French Resistance used to send messages to the Allies

  • About Zaloga, Steven

    Steven Zaloga, an internationally recognized military historian, has written numerous books on the vehicles and campaigns of World War II, including Armored Champion (978-0-8117-1437-2), Armored Thunderbolt (978-0-8117-0424-3), Armored Attack 1944 (978-0-8117-0769-5), Armored Victory 1945 (978-0-8117-0771-8), and The Devil’s Garden (978-0-8117-1228-6). He has appeared in programs on PBS and The Military Channel. He lives near Baltimore, Maryland.

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