D-Day: The soldiers' story

‘The Storming of Brest’, 6 June 1944
Giles Milton explores a narrative of D-Day shaped through the tales of survivors.

Learn about D-Day from the perspective of the survivors, from the teenage Allied conscript and crack German defender, to the French resistance fighter. 

Giles Milton lays bare the terror of those trapped in the front line of Operation Overlord and gives voice to those hitherto unheard. 

The talk is drawn in its entirety from the raw, unvarnished experiences of those who were there.

Giles Milton is an internationally bestselling writer who specialises in narrative history.

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