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The Falaise Pocket: Normandy, August 1944

Author: Yves Buffetaut.

The Falaise Pocket: Normandy, August 1944

Author: Yves Buffetaut.

$24.95 $3.99
Item #: D32357
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: Casemate
ISBN: 9781612007274
On June 6th, 1944, the Allied forces embarked on Operation Overlord with the first wave of Normandy landings. But it wasn't until August of that year that the tide of the battle—and the entire war—began to turn. The decisive moment came at the Battle of the Falaise Pocket. Illustrated with photos, maps, and diagrams, this history traces Hitler's ... More
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On June 6th, 1944, the Allied forces embarked on Operation Overlord with the first wave of Normandy landings. But it wasn't until August of that year that the tide of the battle—and the entire war—began to turn. The decisive moment came at the Battle of the Falaise Pocket. Illustrated with photos, maps, and diagrams, this history traces Hitler's missteps and General Montgomery's bold initiative, which resulted in the Allies capturing 50,000 German troops.


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