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Normandy

The Landings to the Liberation of Paris

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$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674047471

Publication Date: 09/01/2010

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464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 maps, 3 charts

Belknap Press

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  • List of Abbreviations and Code Names
  • List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction: Return to France
  • 1. Allies, Not Friends
  • 2. Preparing for War
  • 3. Planning for D-Day
  • 4. Logistics, Training, Rehearsals
  • 5. Strategies and Stratagems
  • 6. The Other Side of the Hill
  • 7. D-Day, H-Hour
  • 8. To Win a Battle
  • 9. Stalemate
  • 10. Psychoneuroses
  • 11. From Avranches to Paris
  • 12. The Battle of France—and France’s Battle
  • 13. Liberators and Liberated
  • Conclusion: Farewell to Crusades?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Archival Sources
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • Charts
      • 1. Allied Command for Operation OVERLORD
      • 2. German Chain of Command in the West (May 1944)
      • 3. Allied Ground Forces Command (31 July/1 August 1944)
    • Maps
      • 1. Plan for Mulberry A (Omaha Beach)
      • 2. Interdiction Bombing of Northern France (May–August 1944)
      • 3. Deployment of German Forces on 6 June 1944
      • 4. Landing of Allied Forces on 6 June 1944
      • 5. Operation EPSOM (24–30 June 1944)
      • 6. The Capture of Cherbourg (3–30 June 1944)
      • 7. Operation GOODWOOD (18–21 July 1944)
      • 8. Operation COBRA (25–31 July 1944)
      • 9. The Envelopment of the German Armies (1–16 August 1944)
      • 10. The American Breakout (August 1944)

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