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Operation Cobra 1944 : breakout from Normandy

Author: Steve Zaloga
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2004.
Series: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most decisive periods of World War II was the 30 days between 25 July and 25 August 1944. After the success of the D-Day landings, the Allied forces found themselves bogged down in a bloody stalemate in Normandy. On 25 July, General Bradley launched Operation Cobra to break the deadlock. US forces punched a hole in the German frontline and began a spectacular advance. As Patton's Third Army poured into  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Zaloga
ISBN: 0275982637 9780275982638
OCLC Number: 53276518
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Osprey, 2001.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Opposing Commanders --
Opposing Forces --
Opposing Plans --
Operation Cobra.
Series Title: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Responsibility: Steven J. Zaloga.

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In July of 1944, U.S. forces made a desperate attempt to breakout into mainland France--Operation Cobra. In a stunning success, Patton's Third Army shattered the German lines and the Wehrmacht was in  Read more...
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