TITLE

Battle of the Hedgerows

AUTHOR(S)
Champagne, Daniel R.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Military History;Apr2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a history of the Battle of the Hedgerows in France during World War II. The city of Saint Lô was the U.S. Army's key to breaking out of Normandy into the French hinterland. On the morning of July 11, 1944, the 116th Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, advanced toward Martinville Ridge, a couple of miles east of Saint Lô The German defenders were deployed in ideal positions along a sunken road fortified with barbwire and mines.
ACCESSION #
20042212

 

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