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Campaign #088: Operation Cobra 1944: Breakthrough in Normandy

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One of the most decisive months of World War II (1939-1945) 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 Brittany and raced south to the Loire, the German army was threatened with encirclement. By the end of August German forces in Normandy were utterly destroyed, and the remaining German units in central and southern France were in headlong retreat to the German frontier. In this title Steve Zaloga explains how the breakout from Normandy came about.

Synopsis:

An account of the 1944 Operation Cobra. It demonstrates how this campaign ended the stalemate which had followed the Normandy landings and delivered a crushing blow to the German Army in France. Topics covered include the Avranches counterattack and the Falaise Pocket.

About the Author

Steven Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College, and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armoured vehicle development. His main area of interest is military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the Second World War, and he has also written extensively on American armoured forces.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841762968
Author:
Zaloga, Steven J.
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Bryan, Tony
Author:
Bryan, Tony
Author:
Zaloga, Steven
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military - Pictorial
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Subject:
Osprey
Subject:
osprey;campaign
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Campaign
Series Volume:
088
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.78x7.26x.34 in. .69 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An account of the 1944 Operation Cobra. It demonstrates how this campaign ended the stalemate which had followed the Normandy landings and delivered a crushing blow to the German Army in France. Topics covered include the Avranches counterattack and the Falaise Pocket.
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