Today we mark the 72nd Anniversary of the “D-Day” landings in Normandy, France.  We especially commemorate and honor the courageous legacy of the American, British and Canadian paratroopers who led the way – jumping at night behind enemy lines and supported only by what equipment and ammunition they could carry.

To read more about the exploits of the Allied Airborne Forces on D-Day, we heartily recommend the following books from Osprey Publishing:


To learn more about the Airborne Forces of the American, British and Canadian armies in the Second World War, Osprey Publishing has you covered as well – and let’s not forget the US Rangers and their incredible assault on Pointe du Hoc either.