BEYOND THE BEACHHEAD - The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy - by Joseph Balkoski foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose.
Exhaustively researched and documented, this superb work takes the reader from the formation and training of this National Guard division in the USA and England and on to the beaches of Normandy at D-Day and inland day-by-day to the capture of St. Lo, July 18 '44. Also recounts the German 352nd Infantry Division and the 3rd Fallschirmjager Parachute Division that faced the 29th.
300+ pages; photographs, maps, drawings, tables. Includes all attached units including Field Artillery, Engineer, Medical, Recon, Ranger.
"If you want to know what it was like, from Private to General, from rifle to tank, from beginning to end, this is the book for you."__Charles M. Schulz.
336 pages 36 b/w photos 30 maps 6 x 9
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