1st.Eng.ed., 1994. 162 pp., profusely illustrated with photographs, maps, line drawings, etc. D.j., 28 x 21cm. FINE. English translation of a French book which not only provides an appraisal of the largest amphibious landings in history, but also a detailed analysis of all the ships that took part. The author also describes the strategic and tactical planning, the Channel crossing, landings on British, American and Canadian beaches, the success of Mulberry Harbour, and the great storm that threatened to destroy it. Profusely illustrated with photographs, maps and line drawings, its detailed listing of ships, landing craft, bombardment and support vessels make this book particularly interesting, useful and informative.