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CRACKING HITLER'S ATLANTIC WALL: THE 1ST ASSAULT BRIGADE ROYAL ENGINEERS ON D-DAY
Author: Anderson, R.C. Jr

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Stackpole 2009 Hardback 280mm x 225mm 288 pages 175 b/w photos.

CRACKING HITLER'S ATLANTIC WALL: THE 1ST ASSAULT BRIGADE ROYAL ENGINEERS ON D-DAY

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Landing with the British and Canadians in Normandy on D-Day June 6 1944 was the 1st Assault Brigade Royal Engineers a specialised armoured unit tasked with removing obstacles and mines from Gold Juno and Sword Beaches. To support this mission the engineers modified their tanks with ingenious innovations such as replacing the main gun with a giant mortar or attaching a steamroller-like device to flatten a path in the sand. In the early hours of D-Day the brigade landed under fire took serious casualties in some areas but achieved many of its key objectives and cleared the way for the infantry.

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Author Anderson, R.C. Jr
Publisher Stackpole
ISBN 9780811705899
Date of Publication 2009
Edition N/A
Binding Hardback
Book Size 280mm x 225mm
Number of pages 288
Images 175 b/w photos
Language English Text
SKU MBN10261

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