US Army Guide to France

1944

A fascinating piece of history, this pocket guide book was issued to US servicemen taking part in Operation Overlord and the liberation of France in 1944.

The book’s purpose, as laid out in a cable from Washington to General Eisenhower, was “to give a general idea of the country concerned, to serve as a guide to behavior in relation to the civil population, and to contain a suitable, concise vocabulary”.

72 pages.

US Army's Pocket Guide to France, 1944
US Army's Pocket Guide to France, 1944
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