The story of D-Day, told in the words of those who were actually there.

‘The gigantic scale of the invasion is stunningly evoked’ – MAIL ON SUNDAY

At fifteen minutes after midnight on June 6 1944, Operation ‘Overlord’, the Allied invasion of Hitler’s Fortress Europe, became reality. In this penetrating account of D-Day and the period which followed, Robin Neillands and Roderick de Normann weave objective narration with personal accounts from those who were there to create a matchless history of the largest amphibious assault ever launched.