Film, Video A Key To Victory
About this Item
- A Key To Victory
- Contributor Names
- Hebert, John R. (Curator)
- Subject Headings
- - World War, 1939-1945
- - World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy
- - Burwell, Charles Lee, 1917-
- - Motion Pictures
- Motion Pictures
- - In preparation for the Normandy Invasion of early June 1944, the U.S. and British military prepared detailed maps of the coastline site in France. One was a three-dimensional model made of rubber depicting relief and showing tide lines, the slope of the beach, buildings, and locations of anti-landing craft systems, known as hedgehogs. The map was given to the Library of Congress by a participant in the invasion, Charles Lee Burwell, who as a naval intelligence officer during the conflict responsible for briefing Allied high command and troops.
- - Presented in Partnership with HISTORY
- Geography And Map Division
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Hebert, John R. A Key To Victory. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/myloc22/.
APA citation style:
Hebert, J. R. A Key To Victory. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/myloc22/.
MLA citation style:
Hebert, John R. A Key To Victory. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/myloc22/>.