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The Battle of Normandy

From D-Day to D-Day + 84 : from June 6 to August 29, 1944

This chapter of the website allows you to discover the Battle of Normandy from day to day to understand the strategies and the stakes of the fights in Normandy that taked place during about three months after the landing of June 6, 1944.

Discover the Battle of Normandy thanks to two different manners: the strategic evolution (from the widening of the beachhead to the closing of the Falaise pocket: stakes, objectives, means, balances and consequences) and the chronology of the fights (day after day).

Read a new study: the specificity of the Bocage war in 1944

  Link: the breakthrough Link: the "cauldron" of Falaise Link: the military forces in action Link: the battle of Normandy day after day Link: the artificial harbors Link: the beachhead consolidation Link: battles for Caen and Cherbourg Link: the beachhead widening
This chapter allows you to discover:
The widening of the beachhead
The artificial harbors
The beachhead consolidation
Operation Epsom
Battles for Caen and Cherbourg
The breakthrough - Operation Cobra
The Falaise "cauldron"
The military forces in action
The battle of Normandy: reports day after day
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