Accession Number:

ADA637832

Title:

ST-LO (7 July -19 July 1944)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1946-08-21

Pagination or Media Count:

147.0

Abstract:

Twelfth in the series of studies on particular combat operations, St-Lo is the story of a corps in First Army during the bitter July battle that led up to and made possible the great breakthrough from the Normandy beachheads. This was the period of the most intense hedgerow fighting. XIX Corps part in it has been chosen to illustrate this type of combat. The record of other First Army units in this operation have been covered only in outline.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE