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The armoured campaign in Normandy, June-August, 1944

Author: Stephen Napier
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire The History Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with the D-day landings, this is a frank appraisal of the planned use and actual results of the deployment of armour by both German and Allied commanders in the major tank battles of the campaign including Epsom, Goodwood, Cobra and Totalize. 'Tiger!' is a critique of how Montgomery's plans to seize territory and break out failed in the face of German resistance. It details the poor planning by British  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Napier
ISBN: 9780750962704 0750962704
OCLC Number: 920037996
Description: 448 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.D-Day Tanks --
2.Fighting the Tank --
3.Bridgehead Battles --
4.Operation Perch --
Villers Bocage --
5.Operation Epsom --
6.Battle of the Hedgerows --
7.Operation Goodwood --
8.Operation Cobra --
9.Operation Bluecoat --
10.Operation Luttich --
Mortain Counterattack --
11.Operation Totalize --
12.Operation Tractable --
13.Falaise Gap --
14.Summary.
Responsibility: Stephen Napier.

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Beginning with the D-day landings, this is a brutally frank appraisal of the planned use and actual results of the deployment of armour by both German and Allied commanders in the major tank battles  Read more...
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