Cross-channel attack (United States Army in World War II. The European theater of operations) by Gordon A. Harrison

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Subjects:

  • Amphibious operations,
  • Campaigns,
  • History, Military,
  • Normandy,
  • Normandy (France),
  • World War, 1939-1945

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8668151M
ISBN 101566198771
ISBN 109781566198776
OCLC/WorldCa33950977

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If the entire document will not open, select "Save" instead of "Open". Once the file has been. Cross-Channel Attack summarizes these two accounts with occasional corrections, additions, and reinterpretations, and with entirely new German material.

[ix] In a work based on thousands of cables, memoranda, plans, journal entries, etc., to have cited the source for every fact would have unduly burdened every page with redundant footnotes.

The book follows the strategic discussions where the United States pushed for a cross-Channel attack as the primary strategy to defeating Germany with the British pretending to entertain the idea to encourage a US buildup of troops in Great Britain as a defensive force rather than by:   Cross-Channel Attack: The Official US Army History of the Operation Overlord D-Day Invasion of Normandy - Kindle edition by Harrison, Gordon A.

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Cross-Channel Attack book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On 6th June Operation Overlord was launched. On the first 4/5. Cross Channel Attack has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Most books on the topic reference this work in any case.

It is a big book - as it should be - covering a big topic. The maps are superb and often poorly reproduced in later works. The political and strategic aspects are both detailed and described in terms 5/5(1).

Cross-channel Attack, Volume 3, Part 2. Gordon A. Harrison. Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, - Normandy (France) - pages. 3 Reviews. Preview this book 4/5(3). 'US Army in World War II--European Theater of Operations: 'Cross-Channel Attack'.

By Gordon A. Harrison. (, ; pages, 4 charts, 31 maps, 62 illustrations, 10 appendixes, bibliographical note, glossaries, index, CMH Pub ) The cross-Channel attack launched on 6 June under the direction of Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force, is a subject that reappears in many.

Cross-Channel Attack has been planned and written as the introduction to the history of those campaigns in and which led to the destruction of the German armies in the west. It provides necessary background for the study of all the campaigns in the European Theater of Operations.

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Cross-channel attack. Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Gordon A Harrison; Center of Military History.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   Gordon A. Harrison's "Cross-Channel Attack" is part of the multi-volume official history of the U.S. Army in World War II. "Cross-Channel Attack" was first published inbut holds up remarkably well as an operational level history of the planning and execution of Operation Overlord/5(2).

Cross-Channel Attack, by Gordon A. Harrison (HTML at US Army CMH) Normandy, by William M. Hammond (illustrated HTML at US Army CMH) Omaha Beachhead (6 June - 13 June, ), by United States War Department (HTML at US Army CMH) Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June - 27 June, ) (HTML at US Army CMH).

‎[Includes 4 charts, 31 maps and 62 illustrations] Cross-Channel Attack has been planned and written as the introduction to the history of those campaigns in and which led to the destruction of the German armies in the west.

It provides necessary background for the study of all the cam. "Cross-Channel Attack" was first published inbut holds up remarkably well as an operational level history of the planning and execution of Operation Overlord.

Harrison's prose is remarkably readable for an official publication. His discussion of the long struggle to Reviews: 4. Cross-channel Attack () by Gordon A. Harrison Series: United States Army in World War II (30), United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations (2)/5(3).

Cross-Channel Attack is one of approximately a hundred volumes which the Department of the Army intends to publish regarding its part in World War II.

This particular volume deals with the planning and the difficulties encountered incident to the mounting of. 1 Cross-Channel Attack eBook/CMH_Pub_pdf 2 Map III_Development of the Lodgment, 21 Army Group Forecast of Operations as of 26 February pdf 3 Map II_The Final OVERLORD With victory in North Africa complete, the Allies had a choice.

The Americans wanted an early cross channel attack from Britain on North West Europe. Churchill favored invading the soft underbelly of Italy to weaken the Axis forces and gain Italian surrender.

With Eisenhowers army and battle-hardened Eighth Army in North Africa, Churchill prevailed. Preparations for an attack on German-occupied France continued as did the campaigns in the Mediterranean. The defeat of the German U-boat threat, critical to the successful transport of men and materiel across the Atlantic, had been largely accomplished by the second half of The success of the war against the U-boats was immeasurably aided by secret intelligence, code-named ULTRA.

When Frederick Morgan was appointed COSSAC (Chief of Staff to the Supreme Allied Commander), in the spring ofthere was no approved plan for a cross-Channel attack and no commander. There was not even agreement about when the re-entry into the Continent would occur.

CMH Pub Cross-Channel Attack by Gordon A. Harrison. First published "This first European Theater of Operations tactical volume covers the prelude to the 6 June assault and combat operations of the First U.S.

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Each of these ports offered different capabilities and challenges for the Allies as they sought to expand their initial lodgment after the Cross-Channel Attack. The final case examines the usage of airports as logistics bases in Panama during Operation Just Cause.

U.S. Army in World War II: The European Theater of Operations: Cross-Channel Attack 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (U.S. Army in World War II, Cross-Channel Attack) by Gordon A. Harrison A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner Rating: % positive.

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Cross Channel Attack. OVERLORD, the cross-Channel attack which hit the German occupied coast of Normandy on 6 Junewas one of the last and by far the biggest of the series of amphibious. Looking for books by Gordon A. Harrison.

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MLA Citation. Harrison, Gordon A. Cross-channel attack/ by Gordon A. Harrison Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army Washington (D.C.) Australian/Harvard Citation.

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The St Nazaire Raid or Operation Chariot was a British amphibious attack on the heavily defended Normandie dry dock at St Nazaire in German-occupied France during the Second World War. The operation was undertaken by the Royal Navy and British Commandos under the auspices of Combined Operations Headquarters on 28 March St Nazaire was targeted because the loss of its dry dock.

Center for Military History. This site provides digital copies of the "Green Books," and other publications on the U.S. Armed Forces planning and efforts in the World War II - European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre.; The Reader's Guide: United States Army in WWII provides an outline and links to key publications.; Cross-Channel Attack covers planning for Overlord, the Invasion and aftermath.

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Six more had fallen prey to RAF attacks elsewhere. The war diary of the German admiralty made the rare recommendation that someone inform Hitler in person of the catastrophic strike.[ 31 ] Now the enemy’s LSTs, with the vital equipment and personnel they carried, would be able to cross the Channel unimpeded by S-boats, Germany’s last-ditch.

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