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D-Day Historical Map, Sainte Marie Du Mont

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This Historical document, looks fantastic on your iPad, iPhone or iPod. This, fascinating, piece of history, dated 19 May, 1944, was produced, in the run up to D-Day, by the Allies, as they planned Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy. Locations of gun positions, batteries, pill boxes and a range of defences such as anti tank trenches and underwater obstacles were plotted from aerial reconnaissance, onto a standard map showing towns, roads and contours. On the night of 6 June 1944, more than 400 planes dropped the American paras of the 101st Airborne Division in Normandy. The 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment landed on drop zone C, near Sainte-Marie-du-Mont. Stephen E. Ambrose & Steven Spielberg's "Band of Brothers" featured in Sainte Marie Du Mont. Touch History. These maps are digitally created for the iPad/iPhone/iPod to make full use of the powerful tools built into Avenza's PDF Maps App. You can measure distances between features and much more. The XYZ Digital Map Company are specialists in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Cartography. We supply Map Data for GIS Users, Publishers and the Web. The map is also printed as a wall map. Size: 730mm X 550mm. www.xyzmaps.com

Price: $ 1.99 USD


Vendor: XYZ Maps

Primary Category: Educational

Secondary Categorization: Historical

Published: 21 Feb 2012

Language: English

Size: 29.4 MB

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