Breaking the Panzers: The Bloody Battle for Rauray, Normandy, 1 July 1944 :: Kevin Baverstock soon to be presented for sale on the brilliant BookLovers of Bath web site!
Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2002, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Order of battle; Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps; List of sources; Roll of honour; Glossary; Appendices (5);
From the cover: Over the course of fourteen hours of fierce fighting in Normandy on 1 July 1944, the 1st Tyneside Scottish played a major part in halting the advance of two formations of Hitlers crack Waffen-SS.
Twenty-five days after the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944 the Allies were still trying to force a break-out from the beachhead. At the end of Operation Epsom, the British Second Army decided to pull in its defensive perimeter as intelligence reports suggested a German counter-attack was imminent. The 1st Bn Tyneside Scottish, weary and depleted after two weeks of b…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xxxii) 191 pages. Index. 10¾” x 7¾”.
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