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Goodwood: Over the Battlefield

Goodwood: Over the Battlefield

The events of Operation Goodwood, July 1944, the dramatic attempted British armoured break-out from the Normandy bridge-head. This was the greatest armoured battle undertaken by the British during the Second World War. What is so special about this book is the discovery and use of superb aerial photos... Full description.

FOREWORD

NOTES ON TERMINOLOGY

Chapter 1. JULY, 1944: THE OPPONENTS

Chapter 2. MID-JULY: THE APPROACH TO BATTLE

Chapter 3. 18 JULY, DAWN: THE BOMBING

Chapter 4. 18 JULY, MORNING: THE BRITISH TANK RUN

Chapter 5. 18 JULY, MORNING: THE GERMAN RESPONSE

Chapter 6. 18 JULY, MID-MORNING: THINGS FALL APART

Chapter 7. 18 JULY, MIDDAY: THE RIDGE AND THE CAULDRON

Chapter 8. 18 JULY, AFTERNOON AND EVENING: TWILIGHT OF AMBITION

Chapter 9. 19 & 20 JULY: THE END AND THE RECKONING

Appendix I. THE GOODWOOD BATTLEGROUND

Appendix II. ARMY MAPS AND MAP REFERENCES

Appendix III. TELLING THE TIME

Appendix IV. ARMOUR IN COMBAT DURING GOODWOOD

Appendix V. LESSONS LEARNED FROM GOODWOOD

Appendix VI. 11TH ARMOURED DIVISION GOODWOOD ORDER OF BATTLE 18 JULY, 1944

Appendix VII. 21. PANZERDIVISION GOODWOOD ORDER OF BATTLE 18 JULY, 1944

Appendix VIII. BOMBING THE GOODWOOD BATTLEFIELD

Appendix IX. THE QUESTION OF THE CAGNY ‘88s’

Appendix X. MIKE WETZ