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Six Armies in Normandy by John Keegan

Six Armies in Normandy

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    Jun 01, 1994 | 416 Pages

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“The story of this vast, complex, and risky amphibious assault, and the campaign which followed, has been told many times, but never better than by John Keegan.” —The Wall Street Journal

 

Table Of Contents

Six Armies in NormandyIllustrations and Credits
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction

Prologue
In the Invasion Area

1. Journey to the Second Front

Stilwell
Wedemeyer
Eisenhower
Molotov
Marshall
Brooke
Montgomery
Rommel

2. All-American Screaming Eagles

Flight
Descent
Landing
Gathering
Action
1. The 3rd/505th at Ste Mère-Eglise
2. The 1st/505th at the Merderet
3. The 2nd/507th at Cauquigny
4. The 3rd/506th at the Douve Bridges
5. The 1st/502nd at WXYZ
6. The 3rd/501st at Pouppeville

3. Canada: to the South Shore

Dieppe: the Awful Warning
Fire Support
The German Defenders
Bombardment
Run-in
Touch-down
Inland

4. Scottish Corridor

The Fight of the Panzer Divisions
The March to the Battlefield
The Fall of Cherbourg
The Great Storm
Epsom
Scotland the Brave
Finding the Enemy
Across the River

5. Yeomen of England

Planning a Break-through
The Waiting Armour
Moving Up
Bombardment
Into the Corridor
Battle Group von Luck
Counter-attack
Repercussions

6. The Honour of the German Army

Break-through
Patton
The Will of the Führer
Operation Lüttich

7. ‘A Polish Battlefield’

‘The Worst Day of My Life’
Command Indecision
General Sikorski’s Tourists
Contact at Chambois
The Mace

8. Free France

Insurrection
Truce
De Gaulle
La Division Leclerc
Liberation

Epilogue
From the Atlantic Wall to the Iron Curtain

Appendix: British, American and German Divisions in Normandy, June 6th-August 25th, 1944
References
Select Bibliography
Index
Index of Formations and Units

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