Normandy 1944: Allied landings and breakout (Campaign)
Osprey's crusade identify for the Normandy crusade of global struggle II (1939-1945). D-Day, 6 June 1944, observed the most important amphibious touchdown operation in background. From ports and harbours at the southern coast of britain, an armada of troopships and touchdown craft introduced the Allied go back to mainland Europe. Stephen Badsey offers a concise account of the Normandy crusade, from the fiercely contested landings, to the fight to trap Caen, the 'Cobra' offensive and the dramatic pursuit of the Germans to the River Seine. This used to be the the most important crusade of the Western theatre: after the conflict of Normandy the one query used to be how quickly the struggle could finish, now not who might win it.