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Allies / Alan Gratz.

By: Gratz, Alan, 1972- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2019. ©2019Edition: First editionDescription: 322 pages : maps ; 22 cmISBN: 9781338245721; 1338245724; 9781407198798; 1407198793Subject(s): 1900-1999 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Juvenile fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Juvenile fiction | German American soldiers -- Juvenile fiction | Survival -- Juvenile fiction | War stories | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Fiction | German Americans -- Fiction | Soldiers -- Fiction | Survival -- Fiction | Normandy (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | France -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | Normandy (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction | France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | War fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] | 813.6 | Fic Summary: It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is about to begin, and get their help in freeing her mother--this is the most important day of the twentieth century, and both children want to fight, and survive.
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Includes author's note with historical information on D-Day operations (pages 309-322).

It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is about to begin, and get their help in freeing her mother--this is the most important day of the twentieth century, and both children want to fight, and survive.

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