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Rangers lead the way : Pointe-du-Hoc D-Day, 1944

Author: Steve Zaloga
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Osprey Pub., 2009.
Series: Raid (Oxford, England), 1.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early hours of D-Day, 1944, a group from the US Army 2nd Rangers Battalion were sent on one of the legendary raids of World War II. The mission was to scale the cliffs overlooking Omaha beach and assault the German coastal artillery at Pointe-du-Hoc. It was thought that only a raid could ensure that the guns would remain silent during the D-Day landings. But allied intelligence was wrong.After climbing the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Zaloga
ISBN: 9781846033940 1846033942 9781849081023 1849081026
OCLC Number: 416275340
Description: 64 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Origins of the raid --
The plan --
The raid --
Analysis.
Series Title: Raid (Oxford, England), 1.
Responsibility: Steven J. Zaloga.

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In the early hours of D-Day, 1944, a group from the US Army 2nd Rangers Battalion were sent on one of the legendary raids of World War II. With illustrated artwork, maps and rare German accounts,  Read more...

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