Bloody Buron: Canada's D-Day +1


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On June 7, 1944, the Canadian 9th Brigade continued with its original D-Day objective--the capture of the airfield west of Caen. Advancing alone, tanks of The Sherbrooke Fusiliers and infantry of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders were suddenly ambushed in the French village of Buron by a colossus of steel that was hurled at them by the fanatical Nazi and war criminal, SS-Standartenfuhrer Kurt Meyer. His elite Hitlerjugend--young, political "boy" soldiers of the 12 SS Panzer Division--were utterly ruthless in carrying out ...

Bloody Buron: Canada's D-Day +1 2005, Gargunnock Press

ISBN-13: 9780973561418

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