The Bloody Battle for Tilly


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The fierce battle to capture the French village of Tilly-la-Campagne was an exceptionally bloody episode in the story of the allied breakout from Normandy in the summer of 1944. Small Allied infantry units faced an almost impossible mission, hampered by the proximity of the elite German 1st SS Panzer Division and 'friendly fire' from the erratic USAAF bombing raids. If that was not enough, appalling tactical errors by Allied commanders resulted in infantry attacks which were as costly pro rata as the losses suffered on the ...

The Bloody Battle for Tilly 2002, History Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780750930567

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The Bloody Battle for Tilly 2000, Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750924757