Sainte-Mere-Eglise D-Day, 1944

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Sainte Mere Eglise: First American Bridgehead in France June 6 1944
By: Alexandre Renaud
Paperback
140 Pages
1986
91/2 x 7 inches

On June 5 & 6, 1944, Alexandre Renaud, then mayor of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, saw the first paratroopers land in Normandy. In the hours that followed, he witnessed the liberation of his village, house-by-house, street-by-street.

This book, published in 1945 (and a best-seller from 1945-1947) is a remarkable testimony by the author, enriched in its new presentation by many historical photographs never before published.