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Operation Goodwood

Operation Goodwood
Author : Ian Daglish
Publisher : Pen and Sword
Total Pages : 272
Release : 2003-07-30
ISBN 10 : 9781526788283
ISBN 13 : 1526788284
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Operation Goodwood Book Description:

Operation GOODWOOD is the story of the largest armoured battle fought in the campaign for north west Europe. Over a thousand British and Canadian tanks were employed as three British armoured divisions pushed forward down a narrow corridor in an attempt to achieve a clean penetration of the German lines. The clash between two very different armies resulted in a number of local battles, which are studied in detail. Close to Caen, this battlefield is particularly accessible to cross-channel visitors. This Battleground book guides visitors around the tanks battlefield, showing what remains and what has changed, using copious present-day images alongside previously unpublished1944 pictures, including detailed aerial photography of the battle in progress

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