By Mark Bando
A minute-by-minute and daily account of the elite a hundred and first Airborne’s bold parachute touchdown in the back of enemy strains at Normandy is observed by way of firsthand bills from Airborne veterans and 40 superb, formerly unknown (let on my own released) colour images of the “Screaming Eagles” at Normandy and in nice Britain sooner than the invasion. Accompanying those outstanding D-Day colour Kodachromes—which have been unearthed within the attic of a military doctor’s daughter—are greater than hundred black-and-white images from one hundred and first survivors and the author’s personal deepest assortment. this can be an remarkable examine an elite scuffling with strength in the course of one of many final century’s most important moments.
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101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy by Mark Bando