"D-Day 75th Anniversary - A Millennials Guide" wins Silver Medal in 2020 IPPY Awards
The acclaimed history and travel guide of one of World War II's most significant events garners the medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards Travel Guide category.
"The quality of this year's entries is so impressive, with so much creativity, so much talent…so much independent spirit!" notes The Jenkins Group, sponsors of the competition.
Because of the worldwide pandemic, the usual late May gala awards ceremony will not take place in Manhattan this year. As of this release, details of the ceremony, following yesterdays' announcement of the winners, have not yet been finalized. Some online event will surely be in the plans for this year's awards. Find out more about the ceremony as news becomes available, along with a complete list of the winners at: http://www.ippyawards.com
This 336-page softcover D-Day 75th Anniversary - A Millennials Guide, conceived and written by Jay Wertz with 18 co-contributors, is part history and part travel guide. Besides a comprehensive history of the D-Day invasion, the work includes a variety of other related topics as well as events commemorating the 75th anniversary of World War II in Europe.
"This is a totally collaborative work, with some of the best historians of World War II teaming with savvy travel and human experience writers to make a truly unique book," explains creator Jay Wertz. "Everyone – writers, artists, production people worked well together under the pressure of getting the book out before last June's 75th anniversary commemoration. Not a one-time story, the significance of this book's content will stay relevant and enjoyable to read for many years."
D-Day 75th Anniversary – A Millennials Guide is available in bookstores, select museums and online for just $ 19.95 (U.S.$). The readers only bonus material website provides additional information on events and commemorations. www.monroepublications.com