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The Bedford boys : one small town's ultimate D-Day sacrifice / Alex Kershaw.

Kershaw, Alex. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch LP 940.54 KER BED (Text) 34207000949439 Adult Large Print - Non-Fiction Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0786256885
  • Physical Description: 517 p. (large print) : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2003.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-474).
Summary, etc.: On June 6, 1944, nineteen boys from Bedford, Virginia died in the first bloody minutes of D-Day, part of the first wave of American soldiers to hit the sands of Normandy. Later in the campaign, three more soldiers from the same town died of gunshot wounds. Here is the intimate story of these young men and their friends and families in Bedford.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Social aspects > Virginia > Bedford.
Operation Neptune.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, American.
Large type books.
Bedford (Va.) > History > 20th century.

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