Normandy Bibliography

 

This selected bibliography list books related to the

Normandy battlefields, air and sea conflict, during the Second World War.


  Titles highlighted in red have already been consulted

for information and photographs for this archive.


  Publisher details in gold are links to a downloadable PDF or ebooks.

Publisher details in blue link to where the book can be purchased.

 

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

A

Ambrose, Stephen. Pegasus Bridge, 6 June 1944,

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1984.

Arthur, Max. Men of The Red Beret,

London: Hutchinson, 1992.

 

B

Bailey, Roderick. Forgotten Voices of D-Day,

London: Edbury Press, 2009,

Barber, Neil. The Pegasus and Orne Bridges,

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 2009.

Barley, Eric & Yves Fohlen. Para Memories, 12 Yorkshire Parachute Battalion in Europe,

Tunbridge Wells: Parapress Ltd, 1996.

Bernage, Georges. Red Devils in Normandy,

Bayeux: Heimdal, 2002.

Bowman, Martin W. Remembering D-Day,

London: Harper Collins Pub, 2004.

 

C

Chant, Christopher. Order of Battle: Operation Overlord, vol. I,

Braceborough: Ravelin Ltd, 1994.

Chatterton, George. The Wings of Pegasus,

London: Macdonald, 1962.

Cheall, Bill. Fighting Through From Dunkirk to Hamburg (A Green Howard's Wartime Memoir),

Pen & Sword Books Ltd 2011.

Collier, Richard. Ten Thousand Eyes,

London: Collins, 1958.

Crookenden, Napier. Dropzone Normandy,

London: Ian Allen Ltd, 1976.

 

D

Davies, Howard P. British Parachute Forces 1940-45,

London: London: Arms & Armour Press, 1974.

Delve, Ken, D-Day The Air Battle,

The Crowood Press (2004).

Doherty, Richard, Normandy 1944,

Spellmount (2004).

Dover, Major Victor, The Sky Generals,

 Cassell Ltd. (1981).

Durnford-Slater, Brigadier John, Commando,

William Kimber & Co. Ltd. (1953).

 

E

Edwards, Denis, The Devil’s Own Luck,

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (1999).

Edwards, Commander Kenneth, Operation Neptune,

 Collins (1946).

Eisenhower, Gen Dwight D., Crusade in Europe,

William Heinemann Ltd. (1948).

Ellis, Major L.F., Victory in The West, vol. I,

HMSO (1962).

 

F

Ford, Ken, D-Day 1944 (3) Sword Beach & British Airborne Landings,

Osprey Publishing (2002).

 

G

Gale, R. N., A Call To Arms,

Hutchinson (1968).

Gale, R.N., With The 6th Airborne Division in Normandy,

Sampson, Low & Marston (1948).

Gregory, Barry & John Batchelor, Airborne Warfare 1918-1945,

Phoebus Publishing Co. (1979)

 

H

Harclerode, Peter, Go To It!,

Bloomsbury (1990).

Harclerode, Peter, Para,

Arms & Armour Press (1992).

Hargreaves, Richard, The Germans in Normandy,

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (2006).

Hastings, Max, Overlord,

Michael Joseph Ltd. (1984).

Hogg, Ian V. (Intro.), German Order of Battle 1944,

Arms & Armour Press (1975).

Holt, Major & Mrs, Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches,

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (1999 & 2006).

Howard, John & Bates, P., The Pegasus Journals,

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (2006).

Howarth, David, Dawn of D-Day,

Chivers Press (1959).

 

I

Isby, David C. (Ed.), Fighting The Invasion: The German Army At D-Day,

Greenhill Books (2000).

 

 

J

Johnson, Garry & Christopher Dunphie, Brightly Shone The Dawn,

Frederick Warne (1980).

 

K

 

 

L

Leeming, Raymond, And Maybe A Man: With The Royal Signals Of 6 Airborne Division,

Parapress Ltd. (1995).

Lynch, Tim, Silent Skies,

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (2008).

 

M

Maguire, Eric, Dieppe August 19th 1942,

Jonathan Cape (1963).

McNish, Robin, Iron Division,

Ian Allen Ltd. (1978).

Middlebrook & Everitt, The Bomber Command War Diaries: 1939-1945,

Viking (1985).

Montgomery, Normandy to the Baltic, Invasion, vol. II,

Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. (1947).

 

N

Neillands, Robin, The Raiders: The Army Commandos,

Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd. (1989).

Norton, G.G., The Red Devils,

Leo Cooper (1971).

NVA, Members of Dorset 84 Branch, Memories of World War II,

Private Publication (2002).

NVA, Members of South East 23 Branch, Memories of Normandy 1944,

Private Publication (2005).

 

O

Otway, T., Airborne Forces,

Imperial War Museum (1990).

 

P

Pine-Coffin, P & B. Maddox, The Tale Of Two Bridges,

Private Publication (2004).

Poett, N., Pure Poett,

Leo Cooper (1991).

 

Q

 

 

R

Ramsey, Winston G. (ed.), Normandy After The Battle, vol, I,

After The Battle (1977).

Rijmen, Carl, Gale’s Eyes: 6 Airborne Division Who Was Who in Normandy,

Private Pub (2009).

Robins, Bernard & Fay, Remembered With Honour: 8 Para,

Private Publication (2002).

 

S

Saunders, Hilary St George, The Green Beret,

Michael Joseph Ltd. (1949).

Saunders, Hilary St George, The Red Beret,

Michael Joseph Ltd. (1950).

Scarfe, Norman, Assault Division,

Collins (1947).

Shannon, K. & Wright, S., One Night in June,

Airlife Publishing Ltd. (1994).

Shave, Major J.S.R., Go To It: The Story of the 3rd Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers,

The Airborne Engineers Association (2003).

Shaw, F. & Shaw, J., We Remember D-Day,

Private Publication (1983).

Shilleto, Carl, The D-Day Beaches of Normandy,

Leger Battlefield Tours (1999).

Shilleto, Carl, Merville Battery & The Dives Bridges,

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (2011).

Shilleto, Carl, Pegasus Bridge & Horsa Bridge,

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (2011).

Shilleto, Carl, Pegasus Bridge & Merville Battery,

NOT IN PRINT. Previous two books are updated and revised new editions.

Pen & Sword Books Ltd. (1999).

Shilleto, Carl, The Traveller’s Guide to D-Day and The Battle For Normandy,

Interlink Pub. (2000).

Smith, Claude, The History of The Glider Pilot Regiment,

Leo Cooper (1992)

 

T

Thompson, Major General Julian, Ready For Anything,

Weidenfield & Nicolson Ltd. (1989).

Todd, Richard, Caught in the Act,

Hutchinson (1987).

Tugwell, Maurice, Airborne to Battle,

William Kimber, (1971).

 

U

 

 

V

Vaughan, John, All Spirits,

Merlin Books Ltd, (1988).

 

W

Weeks, John, Airborne Equipment. A History of its Development,

David & Charles Ltd. (1976).

Weeks, John, Assault From The Sky,

Westbridge Books (1978).

 

Wheldon, Sir Huw, Red Berets into Normandy,

Jarrold & Sons Ltd. (1982).

Wilmot, Chester, Struggle For Europe,

Collins (1952).

Wilson, Chris & Col John Nowers, D-Day June 1944 And The Engineers,

Royal Engineers Museum (1994).

Wynn, Humphrey & Susan Young, Prelude To Overlord,

Airlife (1983).

X

 

 

Y

Young, Brigadier Peter, Storm From The Sea,

Greenhill Books (2002).

 

Z

Zetterling, Niklas, Normandy 1944: German Military Effectiveness,

J.J. Fedorowicz Pub Inc. (2000).

 

This list is not complete and additional published sources are being added regularly

 

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