D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944

D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944

Holger Eckhertz, Sprech Media


this can be the hidden part of D Day which has involved readers round the world.

Almost all money owed of D Day are informed from the Allied point of view, with the emphasis on how German resistance was once conquer on June sixth 1944. yet what used to be it wish to be a German soldier within the bunkers and gun emplacements of the Normandy coast, dealing with the onslaught of the mightiest seaborne invasion in historical past?

What influenced the German defenders, what have been their suggestion approaches - and the way did they try from one uniqueness to a different, one of the dunes and fields, on that first cataclysmic day? What have been their stories on dealing with the tanks, the flamethrowers and the devastating air superiority of the Allies?

This publication sheds interesting gentle on those questions, bringing jointly statements made by way of German survivors after the battle, while time had allowed them to mirror on their mind set, their activities and their offerings of June sixth.

We see a standpoint of D Day which merits to be extra to the ancient list, during which usual German troops struggled to make experience of the onslaught that was once dealing with them, and emerged surprised on the weaponry and sheer selection of the Allied squaddies. We see, too, how the Germans fought within the nice coastal bunkers, perceived as impregnable fortresses, yet in fact usually turning into tombs for his or her crews.

Above all, we have now the unheard human voices of the person German squaddies - the boys who're so usually portrayed as a faceless mass.

Book 2 during this certain sequence can be now to be had in publication form.

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