Eisenhower called it “the Great Crusade,” but the Battle of Normandy was a nightmare for the rookie soldiers who fought it. Be there if you dare as they storm the beaches, facing assault from every side in a fight for freedom unlike any the world had seen before.
The Amazing Story Of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo is about a girl, her cat, D day training and a friendship with an American soldier. It’s framed with a letter received by a boy named Michael from his beloved grandmother as she heads out on her first adventure in a long time. She includes her diary of the time her village was forced to relocate for D-Day training as an explanation for her current actions.