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Book recommendations: Major Dick Winters and Invasion of Normandy

Written by witf.org | Jun 4, 2012 11:50 AM

In case you are interested in reading further about Major Dick Winters or the Invasion of Normady, we've put together a list of recommended books on the subjects. The books are organized by topic of interest.

Dick Winters:

  • "Band of Brothers" by Stephen Ambrose
  • "Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters" by Dick Winters and Colonel Cole Kingseed
  • "Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters" by Larry Alexander


Easy Company:

  • "Parachute Infantry" by David Webster
  • "A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers" by Marcus Brotherton
  • "We Who Are Alive and Remain: Untol Stories from the Band of Brothers" by Marcus Brotherton
  • "Shifty's War: the Authorized Biography of Sergeant Darrell "Shifty" Powers" by Marcus Brotherton
  • "Easy Company Solider" by Bob Welch and Don Malarkey
  • "In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers" by Larry Alexander


Airborner Operations in Normandy:

  • "The Filthy 13" by Jake McNiece and Richard Killblane
  • "101st Airborne at Normandy" by Mark Bando
  • "101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy" by Mark Bando
  • "Curahee: A Screaming Eagle in Normandy" by Don Burgett
  • "No Better Place to Die" by Robert Murphy
  • "Pegasus Bridge" by Stephen Ambrose
  • "Down to Earth, the 507th" by Martin K.A. Morgan
  • "Invasion" by Piper Bill Millin
  • "On to Berlin" by James Gavin
  • "To D-Day and Back: Adventure with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment" by Bob Bearden
  • "Red Devils in Normandy: the 6th Airborne Division 5-6 June 1944" by Georges Bernage
  • "82nd Airborne in Normandy" by Dominque Francois
  • "If Chaos Reigns: The Near-Disaster and Ultimate Triumph of the Allied Airborne Forces on D-Day, June 6, 1944" by Flint Whitlock
  • "Tonight We Dies As Men" by Ian Gardner and Roger Day


Invasion of Normandy:

  • "Overlord" by Max Hastings
  • "The Longest Day" by Cornelius Ryan
  • "Utah Beach" by Joe Balkoski
  • "Omaha Beach" by Joe Balkoski
  • "Beyond the Beachhead" by Joe Balkoski
  • "The Bedford Boys" by Alex Kershaw
  • "D-Day: The Battle for Normandy" by Anthony Beevor
  • "They Were on Omaha Beach" by Laurent Lefebre
  • "D-Day: the 6th of June" by Stephen Ambrose
  • "The Liberation of Pointe du Hoc" by JoAnna M. McDonald
  • "Six Armies to Normandy" by John Keegan
  • "Omaha Beach and Beyond: The Long March of Sergeant Bob Slaughter" by John Robert Slaughter

 

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