The Battle of Cotentin : 9 - 19 June 1944, Hardback Book

The Battle of Cotentin : 9 - 19 June 1944 Hardback

Description

In June 1944, the Americans left the Sainte-M re-Eglise and Utah Beach bridgehead and crossed the Merderet river to the Chauss e de la Fiere, taking Picauville on 10 June.

Their advance was slowed following the failure of the 90th Infantry Division, but they were able to take Pont-l'Abbe on 12 June and Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte 16 June.

Two days later they cut the Cotentin peninsula at Barneville, before heading north towards Cherbourg. As well as authentic eyewitness testimony, the book also acts as a field guide, including maps and both comtemporary and modern photographs.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Second World War
  • ISBN: 9781473857636

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