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Peter Caddick-Adams – “Sand and Steel” – St. Louis County Library

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, British military historian Peter Caddick-Adams’ “Sand and Steel” is a comprehensive, monumental account of the greatest and most consequential military operation of modern times, drawing on first-hand battlefield research and personal testimony and interviews. In addition to covering the build-up to the invasion, Caddick-Adams gives a detailed account of the German preparations and reveals precisely what lay in wait for the Allies. But the heart of the book is Caddick-Adams’ narratives of the five beaches where the terrible drama played out—Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword—and the attempt by American, British, and Canadian soldiers to gain a foothold in Europe.

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Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
About the Author:
Peter Caddick-Adams is a lecturer in military history and current defense issues at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. He is the author of Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell and Snow and Steel: The Battle of the Bulge, 1944-45. He holds the rank of major in the British Territorial Army and has served with U.S. forces in Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

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Date:
November 13
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

St. Louis County Library – Headquarters
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States
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Phone:
314-994-3300
Website:
http://www.slcl.org/content/headquarters