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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2018 8:47 p.m. PST

…. to Restore a Trove of Top Secret D-Day Documents.

"IT WAS ONE of the most closely guarded secrets of the Second World War – a dossier only a handful of top Allied commanders would ever see. But now, thanks to a crowdfunding project by a team of European historians, you too will soon be able to leaf through its pages.

The document, known as the Neptune Monograph, was a classified and highly detailed summary of the seaborne component of the Normandy Invasion. It included maps of the landing zones; diagrams of enemy weaponry, fortifications and orders of battle; intelligence reports, and even coastal surveys.

Henrik Elling and Andrea Jepp of Copenhagen's Duckwood Media recently discovered an archival copy of the Neptune Monograph and have set out to republish it in its entirety – but this time you won't need a top-level security clearance to read it…"
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