Bocage: The Battle for Normandy

Bocage: The Battle for Normandy

by Arve Robert Pisani

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999515846
Publisher: Aperture Press, LLC
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Pages: 350
Sales rank: 363,419
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Arve Robert Pisani is a Norwegian author with a deep appreciation for history. He began researching the Normandy campaign in 1974, and spent seven years interviewing and corresponding with more than three hundred World War II veterans. Bocage is the result of this significant undertaking. His previous book, The Carentan Causeway, explores a brief but significant moment during the Allied advance after D-Day.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Herr General! The Message!

The Clocks Strike Midnight in Saint-Lô

While Hitler Was Sleeping

The American Beaches

The British and Canadian Beaches

Panzer March!

The Morning of D+1

The Bridge at La Fière

Carentan

Isigny

Le Carrefour

Carentan Causeway

Collapse in the Center

The British Bridgehead

Hedgerows

Toward Saint-Lô

Replacements

Caumont

Night Patrol

The Mahlmann Line

Hill 95

Parachute Regiment 15

Outpost

Mont Castré

The Vire-Taute Bridgehead

Panzer Lehr to Saint-Lô

Night Combat

The Front Gives Way at Saint-Lô

Caen—Prestige or Strategy

Operation Goodwood

Assassination Attempt

The Battle of Sèves Island

The Dead

The Snake is Coiled

Acknowledgments

References

Image Sources

Veterans

About the Author

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