A French GI at Omaha Beach (Hardback)
+£4 UK Delivery or free UK delivery if order is over £30
(click here for international delivery rates)
Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates
Order within the next 1 hour, 19 minutes to get your order processed the next working day!
|Other formats available - Buy the Hardback and get the eBook for £1.99!||Price|
|A French GI at Omaha Beach Kindle (47.3 MB) Add to Basket||£8.00|
|A French GI at Omaha Beach ePub (23.5 MB) Add to Basket||£8.00|
Bernard Dargols was a young Parisian student working in New York when war broke out in 1939. While his family remained in France and was threatened by the Vichy regime's anti-Semitic laws, Bernard decided to enlist in the US Army, convinced that it would be more useful to fight the occupying forces.
Following his long military training, Bernard became a GI in the Military Intelligence Service, 2nd US Infantry Division, and landed on the infamous Omaha Beach in June 1944. He took part in the liberation of Normandy, Brittany and the Ardennes, before becoming a member of the CIC, the American counter-espionage service, and was finally demobilised in 1946.
This extraordinary story of the 'GI from the Place des Vosges', is told here by his granddaughter, Caroline Jolivet.