Americans in Brittany, 1944

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Juni 2002



Capturing the harbor at Brest in Brittany, was crucial for securing the flank of the Normandy landings in the summer of 1944. The U.S. 4th and 6th Armored Divisions were detailed for the task. Facing them were such units as the Germans could throw together, but stiffened by Bernhard Ramcke's elite paratroopers.


Jonathan Gawne is best known for his highly acclaimed book Spearheading D-Day; his father was an Infantry Company commander at Brest in 1944 and this has given him unprecedented access to the participants and their archives and memories.

EAN: 9782913903210
ISBN: 2913903215
Untertitel: The Battle for Brest. Illustrated throughout. Sprache: Französisch.
Verlag: Histoire & Collections
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2002
Seitenanzahl: 160 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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