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Operation Cobra 1944: Breakout from Normandy (Osprey Campaign #88)

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One of the most decisive months of World War II (1939-1945) was the 30 days between 25 July and 25 August 1944. After the success of the D-Day landings, the Allied forces found themselves bogged down in a bloody stalemate in Normandy. On 25 July General Bradley launched Operation Cobra to break the deadlock. US forces punched a hole in the German frontline and began a spec ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published August 25th 2001 by Osprey Publishing
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A good "once over the world" description of operation cobra. I found the maps and the initial orders of battle very helpful in understanding how things unfolded.
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Steven Zaloga is an author and defense analyst known worldwide for his articles and publications on military technology.  He has written over a hundred books on military technology and military history, including “Armored Thunderbolt: The US Army Sherman in World War II”, one of the most highly regarded histories of the Sherman Tank.  His books have been translated into Japanese, German, Polish, C ...more
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