Breaching Fortress Europe

Breaching Fortress Europe: The Story of U.S. Engineers in Normandy on D-Day
by Sid Berger

For the first time ever, the definitive account of the incredible engineering effort behind the largest military invasion in world history. Every historian will want to read the dramatic story of the World War II engineers who helped launch the Allied assault on German occupied France. Written by Sid Berger, a platoon leader with the 1st Engineer Special Brigade who came ashore on June 6, 1944. (Kendall/Hunt) ISBN 0-8403-9516-7 Paper $19.95 258 pages; photos, maps, illustrations

“This is the most readable and definitive account of engineering troops on D-Day that has ever been written. It is a MUST reading for those who want to know what really happened.” – -Lt. Gen Joseph K. Bratton, former commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.