The Germans in Normandy (Stackpole Military History Series)

The Germans in Normandy (Stackpole Military History Series)

Richard Hargreaves

  • The Normandy crusade from the German point of view
  • Covers D-Day, Villers-Bocage, Cherbourg, St. Lô, Caen, Avranches, and different battles in hedgerow kingdom
  • Erwin Rommel, Michael Wittmann, and Kurt Meyer seem

    Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand bills, and professional files, The Germans in Normandy paints a brilliant and regularly terrible photograph of lifestyles for the lads who held Hitler's vaunted Atlantic Wall whilst the Allies invaded France in June 1944 and who publish a sour yet finally hopeless protection all through that summer season. those are the German infantrymen who manned the pillboxes on Omaha seashore, fired the computer weapons throughout farmfields, and commanded the Tiger tanks. To examine the warfare from their standpoint is sobering and informative.

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