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Overlord is a pictorial history of the operation to launch 'D-Day' on 6th June 1944. Over 700 contemporary images from the American, British, Canadian and German archives illustrate the build up to the invasion of Normandy, the airborne and amphibious landings, and the subsequent battles.
Written by the Editor of the popular website World War II Today - ww2today.com - this app gives a comprehensive overview of all aspects of Operation Overlord.
Timelines provide a succinct history of the Overlord campaign in 1944 and of the hour by hour events of D-Day itself. Four 'Guided Tours' examine aspects of the campaign in more detail. A Slideshow of all the images provides a number of alternative ways of accessing the images and viewing them with or without text.
As well as many familiar images of the landings by air and on the beaches, many rarely published photographs of the pre-invasion bombing of France, the building of the artificial Mulberry Harbours and the fighting in the Normandy 'bocage' are included. A number of specially drawn maps supplement the text.
Includes a number of images of the casualties of war which will NOT BE SUITABLE for young children.