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Peter Caddick-Adams

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 7:00p.m.
Headquarters

Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, British military historian Peter Caddick-Adams’ “Sand and Steel” is a comprehensive, monumental account of the greatest and most consequential military operation of modern times, drawing on first-hand battlefield research and personal testimony and interviews. In addition to covering the build-up to the invasion, Caddick-Adams gives a detailed account of the German preparations and reveals precisely what lay in wait for the Allies. But the heart of the book is Caddick-Adams’ narratives of the five beaches where the terrible drama played out—Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword—and the attempt by American, British, and Canadian soldiers to gain a foothold in Europe.

Presented by the Westfall Favorite Author Series.

Books will be available for purchase at the event from The Novel Neighbor.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.