Written by Henry Brook
Part of the Young Reading Series Three Series
Lovereading4kids Price £4.79
£5.99 saving £1.20 (20%)
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
This is a comprehensive and fascinating description of the planning and execution of D-Day, the term given to the day on which the Allied Forces landed in huge numbers upon the French coast at Normandy to launch a massive attack upon the German Wehrmacht in June 1944. Henry Brook uses the real-life experiences from those involved to tell the story of D-Day, from soldiers in combat for the first time to French resistance fighters, each tale is woven around relevant facts about the Second World War including the ships and boats used, the military tactics employed and the terrible loss of life incurred.
This is one of three books included in a special boxset from Usborne called True Stories of the Second World War published in association with the Imperial War Museum to mark the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.
You may also be interested in the companion books of this series, The Blitz and The Second World War.
D-Day by Henry Brook
Eleven thrilling true stories of the world-shaping events of June 6th 1944. Contains real life tales of courage and bravery during the struggle for the beaches of Normandy, from tank commanders to paratroopers, commando raiders to French Resistance fighters.
Internet links take readers to recommended websites where they can find out more about D-Day. A new edition to tie in with the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
About the Author
More books by Henry Brook
Usborne Publishing Ltd
1st May 2014
It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.Sam Bateman and family
Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi
It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.Sam Harper – age 10
We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!Tracey Chorley
I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!Jessica Cobbin – age 7
It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think toLorraine Woods
Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitementJasmine Harris-Hart, age 12