Item description for GOODWOOD: Normandy, July 44 (Men & Battles) by Didier Lodieu, Nicholas Gohin, Antonin Collet & Alan McKay...
From July 18 - 20, 1944, British and Canadian forces launched Operation Goodwood in order finally to capture Caen and push the Germans back towards the south, beyond Bourgue'bus. Among the armored divisions engaged in the fighting, the book follows the British 11th Armoured Division in particular. In four days, the English advanced over six miles and destroyed more than 100 German tanks but at a cost of 5,500 men and 413 tanks destroyed.Didier Lodieu is a recognized specialist of the Battle of Normandy and is the author of a number of works on this period. He gives us a different perspective on Operation Goodwood by following the Guards Armoured Division.The book contains numerous plans and maps and is richly illustrated with many often previously unpublished photographs together with full color armor profiles.
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7.75" Height: 9.5" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Publisher Histoire and Collections
ISBN 2352500397 ISBN13 9782352500391
Availability 3 units. Availability accurate as of May 24, 2017 10:17.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.
More About Didier Lodieu, Nicholas Gohin, Antonin Collet & Alan McKay