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Americans in Brittany 1944: The Battle for Brest Jonathan Gawne

Americans in Brittany 1944: The Battle for Brest

Jonathan Gawne

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ISBN : 9782913903210
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160 pages
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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 throwMoreCapturing 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 Ramckes elite paratroopers.