Bayeux 1944

Georges Bernage

Date Published :
June 2014
Publisher :
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9782840484028
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 11.5 X 8.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock


French Text

Amid heavy fighting in the Battle of Normandy, Bayeux and the Gold Beach area were often forgotten by historical work. The area of ​​Tilly-sur-Seulles has already been the subject in big book already sold. Bayeux deserves this document that presents a lot of information and unpublished photos.

We follow, hour by hour, the arrival of British troops in Bayeux on June 7 with the latest clashes, the speech of Lieutenant Schumann on the 8th, that of General de Gaulle on the 14th, which established Bayeux as the capital of liberated France with the appointment Francis Coulet. These remarkable pictures of everyday life, from July 5 to 14, the completion of the Bypass around the city becoming preserved city hospital and refugee reception amid a disaster area where there hell for the civilian population.

About The Author

The historian Georges Bernage is one of France's premier experts on the 1944 Normandy Invasion. He has published over forty books on the subject since 1978.

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