Sixty-two years ago today the Great Crusade to liberate Europe proper began as Allied forces landed on the beaches of
D-Day in northern
If one wishes to know the geography of D-Day the always great Perry-Castaneda map library has a collection of D-Day maps, so does Canada History, and the BBC has some more general World War II maps.
I recommend one reads The Longest Day to gain a sense of the area through the eyes of the people who fought the battle. Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers both give a good feel for
Category: Historical Geography, Maps