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The Resource Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June - 27 June 1944)

Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June - 27 June 1944)

Label
Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June - 27 June 1944)
Title
Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June - 27 June 1944)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the landings at corps level and below and relates the course of VII Corps combat operations which resulted in the capture of Cherbourg on 27 June 1944
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available via Internet from the U.S. Army web site. Address as of 6/26/03: http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/wwii/utah/utah.htm; current access is available via PURL.
Cataloging source
AEK
Dewey number
940.542
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D756.5.N6
LC item number
U8 1984
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ruppenthal, Roland G
  • Center of Military History
  • United States
Series statement
  • CMH pub
  • American forces in action series
Series volume
100-12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • Normandy (France)
  • France
Label
Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June - 27 June 1944)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS32919
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Center of Military History"--Title page verso
  • "Facsimile reprint, 1984"--Title page verso. Original manuscript by Roland G. Ruppenthal
Accompanying material
1 envelope (20 folded maps).
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Launching the invasion -- Tactical aspects of the terrain -- Enemy defenses -- The VII Corps plan -- Mounting the operation -- The airborne assault -- The 101st Airborne Division lands -- Fighting for the northern beach exits -- Capture of the southern beach exits -- Securing the southern flank -- The 82nd Airborne Division astride the Merderet -- The capture of Ste. Mère-Eglise -- Along the Merderet -- The airborne divisions at the end of D Day -- The seaborne assault -- Task Force U moves in -- Clearing the beaches -- The 4th Division pushes inland -- The landing in retrospect -- German reaction to the landings -- Securing the beachhead (D plus 1) -- The 82nd Division at Ste. Mère-Eglise -- The 12th and 22d Infantry regiments pursue their D-Day objectives -- The southern flank on D plus 1 -- The beachhead at the end of D plus 1 -- The battle for Carentan (8-15 June) -- St. Côme-du-Mont -- The causeway attack -- The left-wing attack on Carentan -- Securing Carentan -- Breaking the German line in the north -- The penetration at Ecausseville -- The Montebourg--le Ham highway -- The advance toward Montebourg -- Crisbecq and Azeville -- Ozeville -- The capture of Quinéville -- The enemy situation -- Securing the Douve line -- Crossing the Merderet -- The 90th takes over the attack -- The 9th Division is committed -- Attack along the Douve River line -- Sealing off the peninsula -- The 9th Division cuts the escape routes -- The enemy gamble -- The drive on Cherbourg -- The first day -- Advance to the fortified line -- German defenses in the hilly north -- The Corps front on 21 June -- The fortress is breached -- The final drive begins -- The right flank -- The center -- The left flank -- The fall of Cherbourg -- The city is reached -- The drive into the city -- Organized resistance ends -- Appendix A: Clearing the Cap Lévy and Cap de la Hague areas -- Appendix B: Battle casualties sustained by VII Corps, 6 June-1 July 1944 -- Appendix C: Allied chain of command and order of battle -- Appendix D: Enemy chain of command and order of battle
Dimensions
26 cm +
Extent
xii, 213 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
Stock number
008-029-00129-2
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11928372
  • (OCoLC)11928372
Label
Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June - 27 June 1944)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS32919
Publication
Note
  • "Center of Military History"--Title page verso
  • "Facsimile reprint, 1984"--Title page verso. Original manuscript by Roland G. Ruppenthal
Accompanying material
1 envelope (20 folded maps).
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Launching the invasion -- Tactical aspects of the terrain -- Enemy defenses -- The VII Corps plan -- Mounting the operation -- The airborne assault -- The 101st Airborne Division lands -- Fighting for the northern beach exits -- Capture of the southern beach exits -- Securing the southern flank -- The 82nd Airborne Division astride the Merderet -- The capture of Ste. Mère-Eglise -- Along the Merderet -- The airborne divisions at the end of D Day -- The seaborne assault -- Task Force U moves in -- Clearing the beaches -- The 4th Division pushes inland -- The landing in retrospect -- German reaction to the landings -- Securing the beachhead (D plus 1) -- The 82nd Division at Ste. Mère-Eglise -- The 12th and 22d Infantry regiments pursue their D-Day objectives -- The southern flank on D plus 1 -- The beachhead at the end of D plus 1 -- The battle for Carentan (8-15 June) -- St. Côme-du-Mont -- The causeway attack -- The left-wing attack on Carentan -- Securing Carentan -- Breaking the German line in the north -- The penetration at Ecausseville -- The Montebourg--le Ham highway -- The advance toward Montebourg -- Crisbecq and Azeville -- Ozeville -- The capture of Quinéville -- The enemy situation -- Securing the Douve line -- Crossing the Merderet -- The 90th takes over the attack -- The 9th Division is committed -- Attack along the Douve River line -- Sealing off the peninsula -- The 9th Division cuts the escape routes -- The enemy gamble -- The drive on Cherbourg -- The first day -- Advance to the fortified line -- German defenses in the hilly north -- The Corps front on 21 June -- The fortress is breached -- The final drive begins -- The right flank -- The center -- The left flank -- The fall of Cherbourg -- The city is reached -- The drive into the city -- Organized resistance ends -- Appendix A: Clearing the Cap Lévy and Cap de la Hague areas -- Appendix B: Battle casualties sustained by VII Corps, 6 June-1 July 1944 -- Appendix C: Allied chain of command and order of battle -- Appendix D: Enemy chain of command and order of battle
Dimensions
26 cm +
Extent
xii, 213 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
Stock number
008-029-00129-2
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11928372
  • (OCoLC)11928372

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