The Longest Day: The Illustrated Edition

  • More than 120 additional photographs and 25 original research documents add extraordinary new depth to one of the best-selling military history books of all time, in which first-hand accounts and lively, authoritative text reveal the inside story of the invasion of Normandy. This beautifully designed archive edition of Cornelius Ryan’s D-Day masterpiece, originally published in 1959, grips you like the true-life thriller it is, from preparations and nail-biting anticipation of the invasion of Normandy on June 6,1944, to the night when paratroopers landed in the backyards and courtyards of Ste. Mère-Église, and the brutal day that changed the course of World War II. A magnificent volume. Hardcover, 8¾" x 11¼; 304 fully illustrated pages.