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Gunners in Normandy

By Frank Baldwin, Will Townend

9780750990448

ISBN: 9780750990448

Published: 31-03-2020


Gunners in Normandy

By Frank Baldwin, Will Townend

ISBN: 9780750990448

Published: 31-03-2020

About This Book

The official account of the Royal Artillery’s activities in the Normandy campaign, this volume breaks down the historic achievements of the Regiment, integrating newly published research with a detailed account of their activities, logistics and equipment in the offensive. Gunners in Normandy includes mention of every regiment that served, a Roll of Honour, and a list of the dead by unit. This book presents the definitive record of events, assembled from interviews with veterans, papers and documents from the Firepower Archives, terrain studies, personal memoirs, war diaries and other official documents. Serious students of the battle for 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.

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