Everything you need to understand or teach D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Stephen Ambrose.
The story of the planning and execution of the "Climactic Battle of World War II" is told from the viewpoint, and often in the words of, ordinary GIs and Tommies, who fight it. The story opens in January 1944, and closes at dark on D-Day itself, optimistic that a good beginning has been made towards liberating Europe from the Germans.
The Germans on D-Day have all the advantages and disadvantages of defenders...
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II Lesson Plans contain 117 pages of teaching material, including: