OMAHA BEACH- 6 June 1944. by Georges Bernage. Here is an outstanding photographic record of the heroic taking of the beach at Omaha. Omaha was the more difficult of the two beaches for the US forces and the fighting was ferocious. The tactics, terrain, uniforms and equipment of the American soldiers and their German opponents are covered here in great detail. This evocative collection of images, accompanied by detailed captions and an informative narrative, will appeal to all interested in the American divisions that landed at Omaha and their particular struggles and triumphs. 29th Infantry Divsion, 1st Infantry Division, 16th Regimentat Combat Team, 115th Regimentat Combat Team, 116th Regimentat Combat Team, U.S. First Army, Rangers, 741st Tank, 743rd Tank, and all other participating units.
Division, Large 9 x 12 volume, 160 pages, over 200 b/w photo’s, maps, charts
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