Landing on the edge of eternity a visceral and momentous narrative of the first twenty four hours of d day on omaha beach the most dramatic allied landing of world war ii full synopsis when company a of the us 116th regiment landed on omaha beach in d days first wave on 6th june 1944 it lost 96 of its effective strength sixteen . This was the beginning of the historic day that landing on the edge of eternity narrates hour by hourrom midnight to midnighttracking german and american soldiers fighting across the beachhead mustered on their troop transport decks at 2am the american infantry departed in landing craft at 5am. Landing on the edge of eternity twenty four hours at omaha beach by robert kershaw 9781681778662 available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Landing on the edge of eternity explains in detail what the first 24 hours of d day was really like for perhaps the most important day in ww2 as seen through many participants on both sides as well as those who got caught up in the battle by accident. Landing on the edge of eternity twenty four hours at omaha beach by robert kershaw book review click to read the full review of landing on the edge of eternity twenty four hours at omaha beach in new york journal of books review written by thomas mcclung
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