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Omaha beachhead (6 June-13 June 1944).

Omaha beachhead (6 June-13 June 1944).

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Published by Center of Military History, U.S. Army, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.,
  • Operation Neptune.

  • Edition Notes

    Facsim. of: Washington, D.C. : War Department, Historical Division, 1945.

    SeriesAmerican forces in action series, CMH pub -- no. 100-11.
    ContributionsCenter of Military History., United States. War Dept. Historical Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17556079M

    This book guides the reader through the battle for the V Corps beachhead, the fiercest and bloodiest of the Landings. Events from the early stages of planning Operation Neptune-Overlord through to the battles between 6 to 8 June are examined. American Forces in Action Series: 'OMAHA Beachhead (6 June June )'.

    Joseph Balkoski is Command Historian of the Maryland National Guard and author of Omaha Beach (), Utah Beach (), and the classic Beyond the Beachhead (). He has appeared as a D-Day expert on MSNBC More about Joseph Balkoski.   CMH Pub Omaha Beachhead (6 June - 13 June ). First published, "Omaha Beachhead, seventh of a series called American Forces In Action, is the first of a number of narratives dealing with U.S. military operations in France. Utah Beach to Cherbourg, planned for later publication, will round out the account of the invasion at corps level and :

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Omaha Beachhead was prepared in the field by the 2d Information and Historical Service, attached to First Army, and by the Historical Section, European Theater of Operations. Although as published this book contains no documentation, the original manuscript, fully documented, is on file in the War Department.

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