Looking down on Normandy

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  1. Francois Dumas

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    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1781590567/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    I just received my order from Amazon UK and the book looks very interesting. Lots of the photos covered that I've seen here and elsewhere. What is a little disappointing is that many photos are not 'localized', i.e. there is no description of where they were taken.

    But all in all a great book to complement my ever growing collection.

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  2. sirjahn

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    How many aerial photos in the book? Any of them cover the drop zones?
     
  3. Francois Dumas

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    Some 272 pages, most of them have one or more photos with explanation of hat to see.... or HOW to look !

    And yes, Chapter 4 (some 25 pages) is on the Para/Glider landings.
     
  4. Pat Curran

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    We'll just have to find the locations for them :D

    Now, where is my credit card...

    Thanks for posting Francois.

    Regards,

    Pat
     
  5. Pat Curran

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    Hi All,

    My copy arrived today and there are indeed some very interesting extracts from 'new to me' reconnaissance cover. I have emailed the publisher for permission to post extracts.

    I would also very much like to make contact with the author, Colonel Roy M. Stanley II (Ret.). Does anyone here have his email address?

    Thanks,

    Pat
     
  6. Francois Dumas

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    Have been searching a bit today but haven't found anything 'personal' on the author yet. He's fairly old and I guess not very 'visible' on the internet :-(

    Glad you like the book!
     

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