Accession Number:

ADA156116

Title:

Analysis of Operations Cobra and the Falaise Gap Maneuvers in World War II

Descriptive Note:

Student rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

The study presents a review of Operation cobra and the Falaise Gap maneuvers which were conducted by Allied forces against the Germans in France during July and August 1944. General of the Army Omar N. Bradleys role in planning and executing these operations is analyzed. The author examines the development of strategy and discusses the principles of war most responsible for the outcome of the operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE