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Gunners in Normandy

By Frank Baldwin, Will Townend

9780750990448

ISBN: 9780750990448

Published: 01-04-2019


Gunners in Normandy

By Frank Baldwin, Will Townend

ISBN: 9780750990448

Published: 01-04-2019

About This Book

The official account of the Royal Artillery’s activities in the Normandy campaign, this is a key book for any serving members of the Regiment: the book will include mention of every Regiment that served, a Roll of Honour, a list of the dead by unit showing where their relatives are buried along with details of how to visit the gunners graves and memorials. Interviews with veterans, papers and documents from the Firepower Archives, terrain studies, personal memoirs, war diaries and other official documents, make this a definitive account. Serious students of the battle Normandy should find this essential reading, with comprehensive coverage of the role of the Royal Artillery, and much material not published anywhere else, including, orders of battle, the details of targets engaged by the guns and their effectiveness. It also includes a new interpretation of the battle.

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