Accession Number : ADA166824


Title :   OPERATION COBRA. Deliberate Attack, Exploitation


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS COMBAT STUDIES INST


Personal Author(s) : Schmidt, Jim


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a166824.pdf


Report Date : 25 May 1984


Pagination or Media Count : 76


Abstract : This report provides a battle analysis of the breakout from the Normandy beachhead and the subsequent pursuit of German forces which came to a temporary halt at the West Wall and took place from 25 July - 12 September 1944. The operation characterized by rapid, independent operations conducted by individual armored combat commands. The principle antagonists were the Allied Forces under the direction of General Eisenhower and the German Oberbefehlshaber (Theater Headquarters) West. Allied forces involved included: 12th Army Group, 1st Army, 3rd Army, and VII Corps. German forces included: 7th Army, LXXXIV corps, 116 PZ Division, and 91st Division.


Descriptors :   *ATTACK , *BATTLES , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , LAND WARFARE , FRANCE , GERMANY(EAST AND WEST) , ARMY OPERATIONS , HISTORY , MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN) , BATTLEFIELDS


Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE