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Pegasus Bridge
The British 6th Airborne Division had the job of securing and holding the British left flank. To accomplish this, they were to be dropped by parachute and glider to the northeast of Caen. Their target was the wooded ridge in the Bois de Bavent area,
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Air Power And The Battle For Normandy
On Monday, 22 May 1944, 16 P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes of the 61st Fighter Squadron were speeding towards the north German city of Bremen led by Lieutenant-Colonel Francis “Gaby” Gabreski, one of the originals of Colonel Hub Zemke’s 56th Fighter
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The Decisive Battle That Shaped World War Two In Europe
Author: John Prados Publisher: Amberley Price: £14.99 The story of D-Day has been told and re-told many times, so much so that many of its details are familiar to even casual military history enthusiasts. The campaign that followed is less well-cover