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Reading List

Further reading on the events and experiences depicted in the series:

Roderick Bailey, Forgotten Voices of D-Day: A New History of the Normandy Landings (Random House, 2010)

Joseph Balkoski, Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944

Neil Barber, The Pegasus and Orne Bridges: Their Capture, Defence and Relief on D-Day (Pen & Sword, 2009)

Anthony Beevor, D-Day: The Battle for Normandy (Penguin, 2012)

Taylor Downing, Spies In The Sky: The Secret Battle for Aerial Intelligence during World War II (Little Brown, 2011)

Ken Ford, Sword Beach: Battle Zone Normandy (Sutton, 2004)

Ian Gardner and Roger Day, Tonight We Die As Men: The Untold Story of 3rd Battalion 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment from Toccoa to D-Day (Osprey, 2010)

Max Hastings, Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy 1944 (Pan, 1999)

David Stafford, Ten Days to D-Day: Countdown to the Liberation of Europe (Little and Brown, 2003)

Simon Trew, D-Day and the Battle of Normandy: A Photographic History (Somerset, 2012)

Personal accounts:

John Howard and Penny Bates, The Pegasus Diaries: The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO (Pen & Sword, 2006)

John C Raaen Jnr, Intact: A First-hand Account of the D-day Invasion from a Fifth Rangers Company Commander (Reedy Press, 2012)

David Tibbs, Parachute Doctor: The Memoirs of Captain David Tibbs MC RAMC (Pen & Sword, 2012)