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Brittany Campaign 1944 (Part 2)

By |2021-06-17T14:51:52+02:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Advance from Pontaubault to Dol De Bretagne. On the morning of 1st August 1944 United States forces had captured four bridges over the Selune River at Pontaubault. General George S. Patton who had formally taken command of Third Army was in a strong position to continue the advance into Brittany. Patton ordered U.S. 4th Armored [...]

The Brittany Campaign 1944

By |2021-02-01T20:58:47+01:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The stone bridge over the Selune River. The Brittany Campaign 1944 U.S. 4th Armoured Division's capture of the bridges at Pontaubault opens the way into Brittany. Once through Pontaubault, the U.S. forces drove on through the village of Montanel the last village in Normandy and then on to Saint Ouen La Rouerie, the [...]

Lee Miller, US Forces War Correspondent

By |2020-08-02T15:46:16+02:00August 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Lee Miller, model and photojournalist. In 1942,the former model Lee Miller, of Ploughkeepsie, New York, (Lady Penrose, upon marriage to Anthony Penrose in 1947) became the only woman in that year to receive US forces accreditation as a war correspondent. She arrived at the Normandy front in mid-June 1944, equipped with just a portable typewriter and [...]

6th Airborne Division. D-Day Conclusions

By |2020-06-29T22:56:51+02:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: 6th Airborne Division, Uncategorized|

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944? Malcolm A. Clough D-Day Tours of Normandy A dissertation, posted in seven parts (plus appendices) Part 1:  Introduction Part 2:  The Development of British Airborne Forces Part 3:  The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne [...]

6th Airborne Division: The Actions and Outcomes of Operations. Part 6.

By |2020-04-14T12:50:31+02:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944? Malcolm A. Clough D-Day Tours of Normandy A dissertation, posted in seven parts (plus appendices) Part 1:  Introduction Part 2:  The Development of British Airborne Forces Part 3:  The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne [...]

Planning and Preparation for D-Day. 6th Airborne Division Part 5

By |2020-06-29T22:58:05+02:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944? Malcolm A. Clough D-Day Tours of Normandy A dissertation, posted in seven parts (plus appendices) Part 1:  Introduction Part 2:  The Development of British Airborne Forces Part 3:  The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne [...]

Importance of Fire Support Provided to 6th Airborne. Part 4

By |2020-04-12T22:38:47+02:00February 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944? Malcolm A. Clough D-Day Tours of Normandy A dissertation, posted in seven parts (plus appendices) Part 1:  Introduction Part 2:  The Development of British Airborne Forces Part 3:  The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne [...]

The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne Forces. Part 3

By |2020-04-12T22:39:06+02:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: 6th Airborne Division, D Day|

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944? Malcolm A. Clough D-Day Tours of Normandy A dissertation, posted in seven parts (plus appendices) Part 1:  Introduction Part 2:  The Development of British Airborne Forces Part 3:  The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne [...]

Development of British Airborne Forces. 6th Airborne Division D Day. Part 2.

By |2020-04-12T22:34:02+02:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944? Malcolm A. Clough D-Day Tours of Normandy A dissertation, posted in seven parts (plus appendices) Part 1:  Introduction Part 2:  The Development of British Airborne Forces Part 3:  The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne [...]

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944?

By |2020-04-12T22:35:41+02:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: 6th Airborne Division, D Day, Paratroopers|Tags: |

6th Airborne Division: How effective was its contribution to the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944? Malcolm A. Clough D-Day Tours of Normandy A dissertation, posted in seven parts (plus appendices) Part 1:  Introduction Part 2:  The Development of British Airborne Forces Part 3:  The Arms and Equipment of British Airborne [...]

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