Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
This beautifully designed illustrated edition incorporates 25 of author Cornelius Ryan's original research documents along with the classic text from the best-selling book, and is further enhanced with 120 photographs of D-Day.
First published in 1959, The Longest Day is one of the best-selling military history books of all time, and was the basis for the legendary war movie in 1962 released by 20th Century Fox.
The author and war journalist Cornelius Ryan, pioneered a new style of military-history writing based on interview research with over a thousand battle participants. The result is a vivid description of D-Day based on the stories of the people, on both sides, who took part in those crucial 24 hours.