The complete guide to visiting one of the most famous sites in the history of warfare, just in time for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook includes everything you need to know to plan and make your visit to the site of the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Newly updated and revised in time for the 75th anniversary of the battle, this compact guidebook not only describes the most significant land invasion of World War II, but provides detailed battlefield maps and tours, identifies monuments and attractions, and locates museums and historical sites to make your planning easier and less stressful.
This guide provides everything you need ahead of your visit, including:
Easy-to-follow maps and tours
Where to stay, dine, and shop
Lists of the best D-Day museums
How to find war relics still at the battlefield sites
Historical context for each site, including a description of military action there
A special bonus guide to World War II history and sites in Paris
The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook contains a wealth of detailed information that is perfect for those considering travelling to France, anyone about to visit these sites, veterans, students of military history, and any others who wish to learn about the history of this legendary battle.