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Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: EDUCATIONAL :: Read Our Full Review >>

D-Day 1944 offers an ideal introduction for children to a hugely important historical event. It is a little basic for others though.

What's New

New universal version - now supports iPhone and iPod Touch

App Description

'the sort of app I would buy for my 13 year old son to give him a boost with a school project or perhaps something for my retired soldier father' - Futurebook.net review

'students of history will be enthralled ... great for research or military strategy enthusiasts' – School Library Journal

D-Day 1944 brings to life the Allied landings on 6 June 1944 in northern France that began the liberation of Europe.

Beginning with a detailed description of the events of the "longest day", the highlight of the app is an animated map showing a step-by-step reenactment of the key phases of the battle.

• Animated battle map shows the progress of the Allied landings

• Audio commentary available throughout

• Superbly illustrated with colour artworks and photographs

• Gallery of images of tanks, soldiers, and the landings

• Interactive quiz to test your new knowledge

• Locator map and battle strength table

• Excellent educational tool for children or a school project

• All data stored offline on your device.

• No Internet connection required after download - wifi download recommended

This is history at hand – one of the major events in World War II and world history on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Discover what happened on the beaches codenamed Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword, and how the German defenders fought back.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

March 19, 2012 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
March 19, 2012 New version 1.5
December 19, 2011 New version 1.02
August 12, 2011 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
June 01, 2011 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
May 18, 2011 Initial Release

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