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Operation Dragoon 1944: France's other D-Day (Campaign #210)
Osprey's study of Operation Dragoon, the Allied landings in southern France on August 15, 1944, whichwas one of the most controversial operations of World War II (1939-1945), leading to deep divides between United States and British planners. The US objective was to threaten the rear of the German armies occupying France by a landing on the eastern French coast and to push...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 23rd 2009 by Osprey Publishing
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France's other D-Day doesn't get much coverage in WWII history. It wasn't an Operation that could challenge Overlord in its importance by any stretch, but it was important to me: my Grandfather participated in this operation as a soldier in the Third Infantry Division. Thanks, Grandpa!