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Scott Kullberg
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I found a book, The Devil's Garden: Rommel's Desperate Defense of Omaha Beach on D-Day at my library recently. It's a detailed description and history of the Omaha Beach defenses, showing how each WN and bunker was built, how the guns were emplaced, and describing all of the obstacles and mines. It adds a lot of life to understand just what's represented by those counters and icons on the map.

http://www.amazon.com/Devils-Garden-Rommels-Desperate-Defens...

Just wanted to pass it along for historical interest.
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Looks great, I bought a copy
 
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Jan van der Laan
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Thanks for the info. I will keep a keen eye on this.
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You just cost me money! I just ordered it.
 
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This one is great as well for information about Hobart's Funnies. Does a great job dispelling the myths about the USA turning these down which some believe contributed significantly to the higher then expected casualties.

http://www.amazon.com/Cracking-Hitlers-Atlantic-Wall-Enginee...
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