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La Bataille du Cotentin
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Subject: Military & War
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Topic: WWII (1939-45)
Language: French
Publication Year: 2013
Format: Hardcover

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La Bataille du Cotentin

Georges Bernage

From the bridgehead sector Sainte Mere Eglise and Utah Beach, the Americans crossed the Merderet at speed, taking Picauville on June 10. The advance slowed with the checking of the 90th Infantry Division before the storming of Pont l'Abbe on the 12th and Saint-Sauveur le Vicomte on the 16th. Two days later, they cut through the Cotentin up to Barneville and headed back northward towards Cherbourg. The book breaks new ground with many period photographs in the series "Normandy 1944"

**French Text