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Gators of Neptune : naval amphibious planning for the Normandy invasion / Christopher D. Yung.

Author/Creator:
Yung, Christopher D.
Publication:
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 292 p., [4] p. of plates : ill., ports., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Operation Overlord.
Operation Neptune.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations.
Contents:
The commanders
Neptune planning in doctrinal context
Foundation of invasion: from roundup to the Overlord outline plan
Cross-Atlantic games of ball
Hard choices
Neptune plans
From duck to Fabius and the tragedy of Slapton Sands
Execution
Neptune: its lessons and legacies.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-280) and index.
ISBN:
1591149975 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
62782218
Publisher Number:
9781591149972
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