Mulberry Harbour, Arromanches

Chapter 4: The American & British Beaches


The Americans at Normandy: The Summer of 1944–The American War from the Normandy Beaches to Falaise by John C. McManus
British Armour in the Normandy Campaign 1944 by John Buckley (Cass, 2004)
Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose
D-Day by Stephen Ambrose
Monty’s Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Europe 1944-5 by John Buckley (Yale, 2013)

Official Histories

Cross Channel Attack: The U.S. Army in World War II by Gordon A. Harrison
Victory in the West Vol. I: The Battle of Normandy by Major L.F. Ellis


The Challenge of Counting D-Day’s Dead by Carl Bialik at FiveThirtyEight.
Cracking the Vierville Draw by Kevin M. Hymell at Warfare History Network


Arromanches 360, Arromanches
D-Day Omaha Museum, Vierville-sur-Mer
The Musée du Débarquement, Arromanches
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, see American Battle Monuments Commission 
The “Omaha” Beach Memorial Museum, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
Overlord Muse­um, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer