Operation Dragoon: The Allied Liberation of the South of

Operation Dragoon: The Allied Liberation of the South of France: 1944 Forgotten Victory is the story of Operation Dragoon, the Allied invasion of the South of France on August ,It was, in effect, the second D Day, launched two months after Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy As such, it has often been overshadowed by its predecessor, but it significance cannot be underestimated Dragoon was a largely American French operation in which the British, who had argued for action in northern Italy, played a smaller role After nearly five years of conflict, British war stamina had been severely sapped In contrast, the French, who had been excluded from the overall planning of D Day, played an important role in Dragoon, supplying the majority of the ground troops in a campaign which began on the beaches of the Riviera and ended in the cool, clear air of the Alpes Maritimes, the sacred ground of FranceForgotten Victory provides for the first time a complete overview of the liberation of the South of France from strategic decisions made from the Allied and German high commands to the intelligence war waged by Allied code breakers from the German defeat of French resistance forces on the Vergers to the exploits of individual OSS agents on the ground as they strove to keep pace with a fast moving battlefield This is the story of the Allies inflicting on the Germany Army a Blitzkrieg style defeat, expunging the lingering memories of the catastrophe of


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10 thoughts on “Operation Dragoon: The Allied Liberation of the South of France: 1944

  1. Mark Mark says:

    Covers the much less well known and understood invasion of southern France after the Normandy invasion Robin Cross It only covers the details of the invasion and the breakout from the beachhead but also the significant political and logistical nearly prevented the invasion happening An operation that found favour with the Americans, but not the British, who saw it as a distraction from the Italian campaign, and the breakout in Northern France The Americ


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