Index

Aachen: 693-95
Abbeville: 686-87
Air force, British. See Royal Air Force.
Air Force, Canadian. See Royal Canadian Air Force.
Air Force, German. See German Air Force.
Air Forces, U.S. See Army Air Forces.
Air operations. See also Airborne Divisions; Airborne operations; Army Air Forces; Royal Air Force; Royal Canadian Air Force; V-weapons.
Air operations, German. See also German Air Force; V-weapons.
Airborne Divisions
Airborne operations. See also Allied Airborne Army, First.
Airel: 92-949, 7, 99-101, 105-07, 137
Aisne River: 664, 667-68, 672-73
Albert Canal: 419, 663, 674-75, 686, 695- 677-79, 96, 698-99
Alençon: 421-23, 430, 433-34, 439-41. 444-46, 456-61, 466, 468, 471, 481-86, 494-504, 514-17, 524-27, 530, 562-63, 608
Alexander, Maj. Joseph M.: 412-13
Allard, 1st Lt. David W.: 588-89
Allgood, Capt. James D.: 137n
Allied Airborne Army, First: 658-60, 681, 687, 697-98
Allied Expeditionary Force: 3-10, 44, 516, 691. See also Air operations; Eisenhower, General Dwight D.; Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force.
Ambriéres-le-Grand: 446, 452-53, 456
Ambushes, German: 113, 127, 316-17, 372-73, 471, 579
Amiens: 657-586, 604, 674-75,678-796, 83,6 86
Ammunition
Ammunition, German, shortage of 33, 55-57, 64, 181, 224-25, 503, 517-18, 521, 551, 556-57, 683
Amphibious operations: 185-872,2 5, 406, 413, 644n
Amsterdam: 655, 692
Angers: 357, 359-61, 366-67, 421-22, 432-33, 559-63, 566-70, 585, 634
Angoville-sur-Ay: 126
Anne of Brittany, château of: 396-97
Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalions
Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade, 54th: 354
Antiaircraft defense

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Antiaircraft defense, German
Antitank operations
Antitank operations, German
Antitank weapons: 45
Antitank weapons, German: 41-42, 107
Antrain: 352, 371-73
Antwerp: 656-58, 660-61, 678, 686-87, 697, 669
ANVIL: 346n. See also Southern France.
Ardennes: 657, 659-607, 2, 685-86, 692
Argentan: 189-90, 195-96, 455-56, 495-97, 501, 502, 503-04, 511-13, 514, 524, 529, 533-34, 539, 541-43, 549, 568, 571-73, 575, 577, 585, 599-601, 606, 613, 664-66
Argentan-Falaise pocket: 479-628
Arlon: 663, 671-72
Armies
Armor-infantry team. See Tank-infantry co-ordination.
Armored column cover, defined: 208
Armored Divisions. See also Combat Commands.

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Armored Divisions-Continued
Armored Engineer Battalion, 23d: 105n
Armored Field Artillery Battalions
Armored Infantry Regiment, 36th: 105n
Armored Medical Battalion, 45th: 105n
Armored personnel carriers: 479
Armored Regiments
Army Air Forces
Army Groups
Army Information Service, Third Army: 349-56, 362-63
Aron: 435-36
Arpajon: 588, 609-13, 615
Arras: 686
Artificial moonlight: 192
Artillery support
Artillery support, British, at Caen: 15, 120
Artillery support, German
Assault boats: 94-97
Ath: 681
Athis-Mons: 615
Atlantic Wall: 342, 419-20, 677. See also Port facilities.
Attack plans. See Tactical plans; Tactical plans, German.
Aubervilliers: 621
Aulock, Col. Andreas von: 397-98, 406-12
Aulock, Generalmajor Hubertus von: 593, 608-09, 615
Auray: 346, 363-64
Autheuil: 579
Avesnes: 682-83
Avranches: 10n, 24-25, 198n, 224, 281, 287-90, 303, 306, 308-35, 339, 341-42, 347-49, 352, 354-59, 363, 369-71, 373-74, 388-90, 421-27, 433, 438-39,

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Avranches-Continued Avre River: 579
Ay River: 53, 55, 59, 72, 74-75, 124-28, 178, 267-68, 270-71

Baade, Maj. Gen. Paul W.: 153-63, 168, 172, 174, 268, 450, 487-88, 566-67
Bacon, Col. Robert L.: 436-37
Badinski, Generalleutnant Curt: 551-52
Bain-de-Bretagne: 360-61
Bacherer, Col. Rudolf: 325, 357-58, 401-02
Balkans: 419-20
Barenton: 444, 459-60, 465-68, 471-72, 481-82, 487-88, 490, 494, 511-13
Bar-le-Duc: 667
Barndollar, Col. Martin D., Jr.: 82
Barnett, Staff Sgt. Wardie: 562n
Barth, Col. George H.: 64, 69-71, 436-37
Barton, Maj. Gen. Raymond 0.: 86-87, 129-30, 133, 243, 251, 307-08, 446-48, 470-71, 612, 614-15, 617-20
Barts, 1st Lt. Charles A.: 448
Basle: 676-77
Baum, Lt. Col. Otto: 275-77
Bayerlein, Generalleutnant Fritz: 435-37, 139, 228, 238-39, 248, 273
Bayeux: 42, 4-25, 90, 149, 440
Bazookas. See Rocket launchers, 2.36-inch.
Beaches, supply from: 66666, 8-70
Beachhead, Normandy: 4, 5-6, 10, 25, 26-28, 119, 122, 178-80
Bealke, Lt. Col. Jacob W., Jr.: 127n
Beaucoudray: 69-72, 126-27, 201, 296
Beaugency: 654-55
Beaumont: 486, 671
Beauvais: 540, 576, 582, 660, 664, 673
Bécherel: 372-74
Belfort: 663
Belgian 1st Infantry Brigade: 580-81
Belgium: 31, 34, 419-20, 657-62, 676, 686-87, 688
Bell, Col. Robert P.: 562
Belle-Isle: 364, 634
Bellefontaine: 463
BENEFICIARY: 186n
Berchtesgaden conference: 26, 28
Bérigny: 149, 151-53, 156-59, 163-68, 282-83, 285-86
Berlin: 657, 687-88, 701
Bernay: 436-37, 52558, 0-81
Biarritz: 654-55
Bicycle units, German: 102
Biddle, Col. William S.: 93-94, 100
Biéville: 298
Bingham, Maj. Sidney V., Jr.: 164-67, 172
Birks, Col. Hammond D.: 93-94, 1004, 6 9-70
Biscay Bay: 2492, 2-23, 598-99
Blavet River: 363
Blois: 566-68
BLUECOAT: 289-90, 294-95
Blumentritt, Gen. Guenther: 323, 519-22
Boatright, Pvt. Bennie F.: 579n
Bohn, Brig. Gen. John J.: 104-18
Boineburg-Lengsfeld, Generalleutnant Wilhelm Freiherr von: 592
Bois de Boulogne: 618-20
Bois de Vincennes: 621-22
Bois du Hommet: 141
Boisjos, Château de: 542
Bon-Ménil: 549, 552
Bond, Lt. Col. Van H.: 468-69, 474
Bonn: 687-88, 693-94
Booby traps, German: 271
Bordeaux: 497, 633, 656
Boudinot, Col. Truman E.: 253, 262, 306, 473
Boulogne: 364707,-78, 686-87, 692, 699
Bourgtheroulde: 580-81
Bradley, General Omar N.: 14-15, 89-90, 102-04, 106, 122-23, 134, 140-41, 143-44, 153, 165-66, 201, 206-07, 217, 250, 261, 339, 343-44. See also Armies, First; Army Groups, 1st; Army Groups, 12th; COBRA.

Braine: 673-74
Brandenberger, General Erich: 699
Breakout, definition of 197
Breakthrough, definition of: 197
Brécey: 308-09, 316-17, 330-31, 334-35, 425, 443, 444, 446-484, 60-63, 481
Brée: 372-73
Bréhal: 217-18, 264, 272-73, 275-76, 313, 315-16, 324, 352
Brereton, Lt. Gen. Lewis H.: 8, 198n, 658, 681
Brest: 3-4, 186-87, 340-43, 346-49, 351, 354-55, 359, 361-62, 365-66, 369-88, 405-06, 409-10, 413-15, 439, 631-56

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Brest-Continued
Breteuil: 579
Brezolles: 577, 579
Bridgeheads. See River crossings; River crossings, German.
Bridges
Briouze: 520
British Army units
British Broadcasting Company: 355
Brittany: 3-6, 122-23, 197, 288-90, 321-22, 324-25, 331, 334-35, 339-415, 424, 430-33, 440-41, 444, 452-54, 634. See also Brest; Lorient; Nantes; Rennes; St. Malo; St. Nazaire.
"Broad-front'' concept: 686-88
Brooke, Field Marshal Sir Alan: 13
Brooks, Maj. Gen. Edward H.: 254-56, 272-73, 276, 278-79, 452, 471 579, 680
Broons: 374
Brown, Pfc. Buster E.: 163n
Brown, Maj. Gen. Lloyd D.: 396-97
Bruges: 686-87
Brussels: 658-60, 668-69, 679, 681
Buhle, General Walter: 460
Bulgaria: 701
Bulldozers: 124-25, 187, 355, 510, 682. See also
Tankdozers.
Burma: 6, 701-02
Butler, Sgt. Hollis: 673-74
Buzzard, Pfc. Clifford W.: 470n
Byrn, Capt. Delmont K.: 488
Byrne, Col. Bernard A.: 159-40, 566

Cabourg: 580-81
Caen: 4, 10-11, 13-15, 24-27, 28-30, 33, 48-49, 104, 120-23, 127, 149, 169, 181-82, 188-96, 226, 248-49, 288-90, 327, 341, 423, 443, 454-56, 479, 481, 494-95, 509-10, 517-18

Calais: 340, 677-78, 686-87, 692, 699
Caldwell, Pfc. George J.: 541n
Calvaire: 151, 153, 156, 174
Cambernon: 257, 259-63
Cambrai: 681, 683
Cambry: 274
Camouflage, Allied: 143
Camouflage, German: 96, 401
Camprond: 257-59
Canadian Army units

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Canadian Army Units-Continued Cancale: 396, 405-06, 411-12, 414-15, 631
Candé: 561-62
Canham, Brig. Gen. Charles D. W.: 155-57, 164n, 652
Canisy: 217-18, 224, 247-48, 250-51, 255-56, 264-66, 272-75
Cannes: 685-86
Cap Fréhel: 393
Carantilly: 217, 228, 251, 260, 264-66
Carentan Bay: 38-39
Carentan-Périers isthmus: 40, 78-90, 127-34, 180, 214-152, 67, 269, 270-71, 310, 315-16
Carentan plain: 4, 11, 38-40, 46, 60-61, 90, 92, 111, 128-29, 139-40, 149
Carhaix: 379, 387-88
Carillon: 154, 160-63
Carothers, Capt. Thomas F.: 490n
Carroll, Capt. Phillip H.: 67
Carrouges: 485-86, 492-95, 497, 498, 501-02, 504-05, 507, 513-14, 516-17, 520, 562-635, 68
Casablanca Conference: 7-8
Casey, Staff Sgt. Alvin P.: 641
Castle, Master Sgt. Alex: 382-83
Casualties, Allied
Casualties, German:
Caumont: 10, 29-30, 37-38, 49, 122, 123, 133-34, 149, 175, 197, 215-17, 261, 282-85, 289-91, 294-96, 298, 422-23, 440-41, 443, 454, 480
Cavalry units
Cérences: 217-18, 272-74, 276-77, 305, 310-11, 314-16, 324
Cerisy-la-Salle: 260-61, 264-66, 274-75
Cermak, Staff Sgt. James J.: 277n
Cézembre, Ile de: 397-400, 402-06, 411-14
Châlons-sur-Mame: 664-67, 674-75
Chambois: 525, 527, 528-34, 537-42, 544-46, 547-50, 553, 554-55, 572-73
Chammes: 436-37
Champ-du-Boult: 448-49, 458
Champosoult: 544-46, 552-53, 555
Channel Islands: 341-42, 393-77
Charleroi: 660, 682, 693
Charleville: 682
Chartres: 357, 359, 365-66, 503, 520-21, 563-65, 568-73, 576, 583-84, 585, 608, 666, 690
Château-en-Thymerais: 608
Chlteau-Gontier: 432-33, 438-39, 560-62
Château-Thierry: 664-65, 667-68, 672
Châteaubriant: 357, 359-62
Châteaudun: 563-67, 570, 583
Châteaufort: 609-10, 612-13
Châteauneuf-d'Ille-et-Vilaine: 390-91, 396
Chateauroux: 654-55
Châtelaudren: 392
Chemical Mortar Battalions:
Chemical mortars: 65, 68, 70, 82, 95-97, 99-100
Chemical weapons: 41. See also Chemical Mortar
Battalions; Chemical mortars; White Phosphorus, tactical use of.
Cherbourg: 3-4, 5-6, 10n, 23-24, 38, 53, 55-56, 57, 58, 78, 208-09, 340, 346-47, 631, 632, 656
Chérencé-le-Roussel: 446-48, 458, 460-63, 467-71, 474-75, 481-82, 487
Chevallerie, General Kurt von der: 570
Chevreuse: 610
Chief of Staff, Supreme Allied Commander (COSSAC): 13, 13n
China: 6

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Choltitz, Generalleutnant Dietrich von: 127-28, 181-82
Churchill, Winston S.: 7-8
Churchill tank: 45
Civil affairs administration: 175n, 588-89, 590-91, 605, 618-206, 25
Civilians. See also French Forces of the Interior.
Clamart: 618-20
Clarke, Col. Bruce C.: 318-20, 363, 366-67, 566, 584n
Clarke, Lt. Col. Christian E., Jr.: 202-03, 428, 436-37, 534n
Clermont-Ferrand: 534-35
Coblenz. See Koblenz.
COBRA1: 98-304, 323-35
Cocteau, M.: 602-03
Coleman, Lt. Col. Wilson D.: 279n
Collier, Col. John H.: 680
Collins, Maj. Gen. J. Lawton: 78-80, 82-87, 132-33, 197-98, 280-81, 606. See also Corps, U.S, VII.
Collonan, Maj. William K. C.: 489n
Cologne: 671-72, 686-88
Column time lengths: 105-06, 241
Combat Commands
Combat fatigue: 175-76
Combat teams: 43. See also Task Forces.
Combined Air Transport Operations Room (CATOR): 691
Combined Chiefs of Staff directives: 590, 603, 657
Combourg: 372-73
Command
Command, German
Commercy: 664, 667, 669
Committee of National Liberation: 591

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Communications
Communications, German
Communications Zone, ETO: 209, 347, 572, 625-27, 631-32, 635-36, 666, 690-92
Compiégne: 661, 671, 673
Concarneau: 634
Conches: 579
Condé-sur-Noireau: 454, 455, 518
Condé-sur-Vire: 291, 298
Conley, Sgt. Irvin F.: 163n
Cook, Maj. Gen. Gilbert R.: 565, 567-68. See also
Corps, XII.
Corbeil: 588, 610-11, 614-15, 621-22
Cordes, Sgt. Harold B.: 449n
Corlett, Maj. Gen. Charles H.: 90, 100-101, 288. See also Corps, XIX.
Cornog, Col. William, Jr.: 487
Corps
Corps Artillery
Cossé-le-Vivien: 438
Cota, Maj. Gen. Norman D.: 166, 170-71, 511, 622
Cotentin: 1-184, 259-61, 263, 267, 272-76, 279, 283-84, 307, 326, 328, 330, 347, 440
Coudehard: 538, 542-43, 545-46, 549, 552-55
Couesnon River: 371-72
Counterbattery fire: 42-43, 67, 143, 161, 164, 202, 242, 250, 268, 298-99, 307, 446, 490, 644
Counterbattery fire, German: 66
Coutances-Caumont drive: 37, 38, 40, 53-61, 78-80, 90, 175-82, 197-223, 226-27, 249-50, 257-58, 261-63, 264, 266, 267-68, 271, 280, 306-07, 314, 325, 328
Couvains: 153, 156, 174
Crabill, Col. Edwin B.: 82, 408
Craft, Pfc. Roy V.: 684n
Craig, Maj. Gen. Louis A.: 672
Craon: 438
Crerar, Lt. Gen. Sir Henry D. G.: 9, 454-56, 479, 509-10
Criegern, Col. Friedrich von: 275-77
Crocodiles: 649-51
CROSSBOW: 34
Crozon peninsula: 638-39, 6 41, 647-48, 651-52
Culin, Sgt. Curtis G., Jr.: 206
Curry, Pfc. Clifford L.: 285n
Cuves: 447

Dager, Brig. Gen. Holmes E.: 311-12, 316-19, 567-68

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Dangy: 260, 273
Danhauser, Generalleutnant Paul: 556
Daoulas promontory: 387, 638-42, 651-52
Deauville: 580-81
Deception: 32, 209, 235-36, 238-39, 329, 345
Deception, German: 318
DeFelice, Capt. Mario T.: 256n
Demolitions: 26-27, 94-97, 402, 404, 408, 641, 643-44, 649-52
Demolitions, German: 5-6, 168, 339-40, 360-61, 366-67, 398-99, 420, 535, 580-81, 598, 608-09, 614, 618, 655, 698
Dempsey, Lt. Gen. Sir Miles C.: 9, 14, 188-96, 289, 294-95, 454-56, 574
Derval: 360-61
Dettling, Generalleutnant Augustus: 552
Devers, Lt. Gen. Jacob L.: 702
DeWitt, Lt. Gen. John L.: 236
Dickson, Col. Benjamin A.: 36n, 46, 211-12
Dieppe: 686-87, 692
Dietrich, Generaloberst Josef: 29
Dijon: 535, 566-67, 575, 654-55, 662, 669-70, 685, 702
Dinan: 350, 354-55, 369-79, 384, 386, 389-94, 396, 400
Dinant: 693-94
Dinard: 394-97, 399-403, 406, 410-11
Distinguished Service Cross, awards of 704-06
Dives River: 518-19, 521-22, 523, 525, 527-29, 530, 532-34, 537-43, 547-55, 580-81
Division Artillery
Divisions, German, organization and strength: 32-33. See also German Army units, Divisions.
Divisions, U.S. See Airborne Divisions; Armored Divisions; Infantry Divisions.
Doan, Lt. Col. Leander L.: 307-09
Doenitz, Grossadmiral Karl: 18, 26, 28, 119
Dol-de-Bretagne: 341, 350, 369-79, 372-73, 389-90, 396
Dollman, Generaloberst Friedrich: 29, 47
Domfront: 422-23, 430, 443, 444-46, 450, 456, 466-67, 48243, 492-95, 511, 517-18, 520
Dormans: 667-68
Douai: 686
Douarnenez: 652
Douve River: 38-39
DRAGOON. See Southern France.
Draper, Pvt. William J.: 490n
Dreux: 440, 455-56, 502, 520-21, 523-24, 563-65, 568-73, 577-78, 583, 587-89, 600, 666
Drôme River: 49, 148
Dronne, Captain: 615
Dual-purpose gun, 88-mm., enemy: 107
Ducey: 318-20, 470-71
Dunkerque: 340, 677-78, 686-87, 692, 699
Dunn, Lt. Col. Carroll H.: 94
Durden, Lt. James I.: 379n
Dwyer, Col. Philip R.: 164, 166

Earnest, Brig. Gen. Herbert L.: 349-51, 374, 389-93, 651-52
Eberbach, Gen. Heinrich: 169, 182

Echternach: 693
Eckesparre, Maj. Arthur yon: 483
Ecorches: 540-41
Ecouché 502, 504-05, 518, 520, 524-27, 533-34
Eddy, Maj. Gen. Manton S.: 221n, 243, 249, 448. See also Corps, XII; Infantry Divisions, 9th.
Edlin, 1st Lt. Robert: 642
Ednie, Col. Alfred V.: 93, 169-70
Eisenhower, General of the Army Dwight D.: 14-15, 55, 119, 134-35, 204, 287, 334-35, 343-44, 394. See also Allied Expeditionary Force; Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force.

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Eisenhower, General of the Army Dwight D.-Continued
Ekman, Lt. Col. William: 61
Elfeldt, Generalleutnant Otto: 328, 539-40, 550
Elorn River: 640-41
Elster, Generalmajor Botho H.: 654-55
Elwell, Pfc. Joseph A.: 450n
Emélie: 162-63
Emery, Col. Harold R.: 160-61, 172
Encirclement of enemy: 471-628
Engineer Combat Battalions
Engineer Group, 1117th: 567-68
Engineer support: 41-42, 44, 65-66, 82, 94-100, 107-08, 124-27, 142, 163, 241, 244, 268-72, 306-07, 310-12, 314-16, 332, 355-56, 382, 385, 391-92, 400, 403-04, 407-08, 434-35, 438, 467-68, 480, 498, 510, 547-75, 583, 586-89, 608, 622n, 641, 642n, 643-44, 649-52, 667-68, 686-81, 688
Engineer support, German: 161, 582-83, 662
English Channel: 10n, 32
Eon, Col. Abert M.: 354-55, 391-93, 6 34
Epernay: 664-65, 667-68
Erichson, Capt. Reynold C.: 488
Escaut River. See Schelde River.
Essonne River: 586
Etampes: 563, 586-87
Eupen: 695
Eure River: 3-4, 440, 530, 564-65, 571-72, 576-81
Evreux: 455-56, 563-64, 576, 580
Evron: 273, 435-37, 497-98, 513-15, 524
Exmes, 526-27, 529, 534, 541

Fahrmbacher, General der Artillene Wilhelm: 49, 324-25, 342-43, 357-58, 364, 387
Falaise: 11, 122, 188-90, 194-96, 288-90, 327, 330-31, 421, 442, 454-56, 465, 479-86, 492-97, 498-500, 501, 503, 504, 506-11, 515, 517-18, 523-24. See also Argentan-Falaise pocket.
Fales, Col. Clarke K.: 64, 66, 68
Felix, Prince of Luxembourg: 693
Ferenbaugh, Brig. Gen. Claude B.: 82, 131, 402-03
Fickett, Col. Edward M.: 349-50
Field Artillery Battalions

"Field of ruins" order: 598, 608-09
Finland: 6, 701
Fismes: 668
Flame throwers: 121-22, 192, 408, 641, 643-44, 646-47, 649-52
Flanders: 657-58, 660
Flares, tactical use of. See Illumination, battlefield.
Flers: 440, 443, 454-55, 480, 484, 492-94, 495-97, 510-13, 515, 517-18, 520, 528, 577
Flint, Col. Harry A.: 141, 231
Flynn, Pfc. Milo J.: 285n
Foch, Marshal Ferdinand: 701-02
Fontainebleau: 566, 583-84, 586-87, 666
Fontenay-Tréigny: 672
Forét de Argonne: 668
Forét de Compiégne: 673, 684n
Forét d'Ecouves: 502-05, 514, 524
Forét de Feuillet: 540, 550-52, 556
Forét de Gouffern: 525, 539-40, 548-49, 551-52
Forét de Perseigne: 500
Forét de Rambouillet: 588
Forét de St. Sever: 288, 422-23, 448, 452
Forét l'Evéque: 289-90, 294-95
Fort Benning: 93
Fort Bougen: 647-48
Fort de Dellec: 651
Fort de Mengant: 644-45, 651
Fort du Portzic: 651
Fort Grand Bey: 404-05
Fort Keranroux: 648-49
Fort la Varde: 397, 399, 402-04
Fort Montbarey: 648-51
Fort National: 404-05
FORTITUDE: 32, 46, 209, 236, 345
Fortuna, 1st Lt. Mario J.: 470n
Foster, Col. Robert T.: 399
Fougéres: 37-38, 197, 347, 425, 428-31, 433-35, 438-41, 443, 471-72
Fougerolles-du-Plessis: 444
Frankfurt-am-Main: 657, 678
Frankland, Lt. Col. Robert E.: 474n
Frantz, Staff Sgt. Carl J.: 163n
French Army units: 9, 615

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French Army units-Continued
French Forces of the Interior (FFI): 181
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: 500
Fresnes: 613
Friendly troops, firing on
Fromental: 510-11
Fuller, Lt. Col. Arthur H.: 101n
Fuller, Tech. Sgt. Joseph P.: 163
Funck, General Hans Freiherr von: 29, 423-24, 459, 462-64, 484, 548, 557

Gacé: 520-21, 523, 525, 528, 530, 577-78, 581
Gaffey, Maj. Gen. Hugh J.: 345n, 362-63, 527, 529-30, 560-61
Gardner, Pvt. Francis A.: 402
Garman, Pvt. Harold A.: 587n
Gathemo: 446-48, 450, 452-53, 463, 465-66, 468-70, 491-92
Gaulle, General Charles de: 591, 594, 598-601, 603-04, 610, 614, 618-26
Gaullois, Major: 602-03
Gavin, Brig. Gen. James M.: 60
Gavray: 224, 264, 266, 274-76, 278-79, 280, 281, 296, 299, 303, 306-07, 313, 328, 333
Geach, Pfc. James L.: 62n
Geffosses: 248-49, 260, 267-68, 271
Gennevilliers: 621
Gentry, Capt. Harry L.: 126n
Georgeatos, Pfc. Lawrence: 450n
Ger: 490, 494, 511
Gerhardt, Maj. Gen. Charles H.: 154-59, 163-74, 303, 451, 648, 652
German Air Force

German Army
German Army units

--733--

German Army units-Continued

--734--

German Army units-Continued
German Navy, Group West: 19
Gerow, Maj. Gen. Leonard T.: 291, 303. See also Corps, V.
Gerrie, Capt. Jack S.: 586
Gersdorff, Generalmajor Rudolf-Christoph Freiherr von: 317, 328, 458, 532
Geyr von Schweppenburg, Gen. Leo Freiherr: 22-23, 28, 47
Ghent: 660, 679, 686
Gibb, Col. Frederick W.: 257
Gibney, Col. Jesse L.: 141, 695n
Giebelstein, Pfc. Walter C.: 541n
Gien: 583, 585
Gill, Pvt. Jack: 285n
Giordano, Pvt. Joseph J.: 447n
Giraud, General Henri: 628
Givet: 694
Glider Infantry Regiment, 325th: 61-63
Glider operations: 355
Goering, Reichsmarschall Hermann: 17-18, 26, 28, 32-33, 119, 180-81
Goins, Pfc. Earl G.: 549n
GOODWOOD: 188-96, 212-13
Gorniak, 2d Lt. Joseph, Jr.: 468n
Gorron: 446
Gouesnou: 380-81, 383
Grandcamp: 4
Granville: 281, 296, 303, 309, 310-21, 323-24, 380, 405, 411-12, 631
Grenade launchers: 42
Grenades: 151-52, 268, 304, 404-05, 6 41, 649
Grenades, German: 579
Griffith, Col. Welborn B., Jr.: 518n
Grow, Maj. Gen. Robert W.: 310-11, 316-18, 349-51, 369-88, 635, 644
Guderian, Generaloberst Heinz: 210-1 1
Guerrilla forces. See French Forces of the Interior;
Resistance forces.
Guesnay: 259-60
Gugala, Staff Sgt. Konstanty: 291-92
Guided missiles. See V-weapons.
Guillebon, Maj.: 601-02, 605, 611
Guingamp: 389, 392
Guingand, Maj. Gen. Sir Francis de: 354-55, 509n
Guipavas: 380-81, 383, 385, 644
Guns, Allied, 90-mm: 45
Guns, German, 88-mm: 107
Guyancourt: 609-10

Haislip, Maj. Gen. Wade H. See also Corps, XV.

--735--

Haislip, Maj. Gen. Wade H.-Continued
Hall, 2d Lt. Earl 0.: 643n
Hallman, Staff Sgt. Sherwood H.: 649
Hamberg, Lt. Col. William A,: 500n
Hambye: 217, 273-74, 275, 277, 306
HANDS UP: 186n
Hansen, 1st Lt. Harry F.: 303
Hanson, Col. Harry R.: 369-72
Harbors. See Port facilities.
Harris, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur: 8
Harrison, Brig. Gen. William K., Jr.: 112, 243n
Hasselt: 686-87, 695
Hausser, General Paul: 29, 59, 64, 89, 135
Hauts-Vents: 111-12, 114-17, 137-39, 142-43
Hawk, Sgt. John D.: 553
Hébécrevon: 228, 240, 243-44, 246-48, 250
Hedgerows: 39, 284
Heinzelman, Staff Sgt. Richard F.: 285n
Hellmich, Generalleutnant Heinz: 58
Hennebont: 363-64
Herkness, Lt. Col. Lindsay C., Jr.: 256n
Hermanspan, 2d Lt. John F.: 292n
Herve: 695
Heydte, Col. Friedrich A. Freiherr von der: 83-84, 281
Hickey, Brig. Gen. Doyle 0.: 111, 265-66, 306-09
Hill 82: 645-46
Hill 84: 53-54, 72, 74-75
Hill 91: 111-12, 116-17, 138-39, 142
Hill 92: 644-46
Hill 95: 62-63
Hill 97: 648
Hill 101: 283, 286
Hill 103: 644-45
Hill 105: 644
Hill 121: 55, 73-74
Hill 122: 68-69, 148-49, 153-73, 576-77, 579-81, 583-86
Hill 131: 55, 61
Hill 137: 533
Hill 154: 640-41
Hill 183: 255-56
Hill 192: 148-54, 172-73, 178, 282-83
Hill 211: 446-47
Hill 216: 307
Hill 219: 451-52
Hill 232: 424
Hill 239: 544
Hill 242: 309
Hill 258: 533, 540-41
Hill 262, north: 540-41, 543-47, 554-55
Hill 262, south: 541, 548-49
Hill 317: 462, 466-67, 469-72, 474-75, 488-90
Hill 330: 651-52
Himmler, Reichsfuhrer Heinrich: 18-19, 210-12
Hinds, Col. Sidney R.: 275-75
Hirschfelder, Col. Chester J.: 151, 291n
Hirson: 682
Hitler, Adolf
Hobbs, Maj. Gen. Leland S.: 92, 95-96, 99-101, 104-18, 138, 142, 159-60, 243-45, 250-52, 297-99, 303-04, 466-67, 471-73, 486-89
Hodges, Lt. Gen. Courtney H.: 23n, 125, 134, 288, 343-44. See also Armies, First.

--736--

Hodges, Lt. Gen. Courtney H.-Continued
Holerotte River: 129-30
Hordouseaux: 533-34, 540
Hôtel de Ville, Paris: 595, 615
Howie, Maj. Thomas D.: 166, 170, 174
Howitzers, 240-mm.: 55. See also Artillery support.
Hubbard, 1st Lt. Jack G.: 141-42
Huebner, Maj. Gen. Clarence R.: 253-54, 256-63, 307-08, 444, 446
Huelgoat: 379-80, 387
Hughes, T / 5Vincent: 562n
Huy: 694-95
Hyenville: 314

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Illumination, battlefield: 192, 279, 480, 543
Incendiary bombs: 500
India: 6, 701-02
Industrial production, German: 119
Infantry Divisions

--737--

Infantry Divisions-Continued
Infantry Regiments
Intelligence estimates
Intelligence estimates, German
Irwin, Maj. Gen. S. LeRoy: 284, 292-94, 449-50, 560-64, 570, 586-87
Isigny: 4, 78n, 92, 139-40, 149, 154-56, 161-66, 171-72, 631
Italy: 7-8, 420-21, 701-02

Jackson, Staff Sgt. George E.: 263n
Jeter, Col. John R.: 399-400
Jodl, Generaloberst Alfred: 19, 25

Johnson, Lt. Col. Walter M.: 470
Joigny: 585
Joinville: 667
Joseph, Pvt. Frank D., Jr.: 470n
Juin, Gen. Alphonse: 599-600, 603
Jura Mountains: 661-62
Juvigny: 428-29, 443-44, 463, 472-73

Kaiser, Capt. Arthur W.: 402
Kampfgruppe, defined: 49
Kangaroos: 479
Karlsruhe: 658-59, 687-88
Kean, Maj. Gen. William B.: 36n, 530, 625
Keitel, Generalfeldmarschall Wilhelm: 17-18, 25, 28
Kelly, Col. Henry E.: 93
Kergonant: 645-46
Kerley, 1st Lt. Ralph A.: 488
Kesselring, Generalfeldmarschall Albert: 519-20
Kibler, Brig. Gen. A. Franklin: 507n, 602-03
Kirsting, 2d Lt. Richard A.: 138n
Kitzinger, General Karl: 591-92, 661-62
Kitzinger Line: 419, 575-76, 591-92, 661-64, 674-75, 678
Kleve: 676-77

--738--

Kluge, Generalfeldmarschall Guenther von
Kluge, Lt. Col. Guenther: 327-28, 483
Knobelsdorff, General Otto von: 583, 664-65
Koblenz: 660, 671-72, 686-88, 693
Koch, Col. Oscar W.: 345n
Koenig, Col. Eugen: 58-59, 358
Koenig, Gen. Pierre Joseph: 9-10, 354-55, 594-95, 599-601, 603, 618, 621-25
Kolosky, Staff Sgt. William B.: 279n
Koritzke, 2d Lt. Edward F.: 251n
"Kraut Corner": 152
Kucharski, T/3 Henry J.: 138n
Kuntzen, General Adolf: 457

La Chapelle: 586
La Chapelle-en-Juger: 228, 240, 243, 246-50
La Denisiére: 300
La Ferté-Macé: 504-05
La Haye-du-Puits: 37, 40, 53-56, 58-64, 70, 72-75, 89, 123-28, 178-81, 310-11
La Haye-Pesnel: 317-18, 321
La Hutte: 485-86
La Londe: 538, 542
La Meauffe: 153, 159
La Roche-Bernard: 362
La Roche-Guyon: 575
La Varde1: 98-202, 209, 219, 271
Laigle: 455-56, 503-04, 521-22, 524, 530, 532-33, 576, 581
Lalacelle: 485-86
Lambézellec: 638, 644-46
Landerneau: 388, 635, 6 40-41
Landivisiau: 379-80, 388, 392-93
Landrecies: 672. 681. 683
Landrum, Maj. Gen. Eugene M.: 63-70, 126-27, 201-04
Langres: 698-99
Lanham, Col. Charles T.: 129, 254
Lannilis: 635
Laon: 671-72, 679
Laval: 322, 430, 432-39, 441, 446, 458, 515, 559
Layng, Col. Grant: 159-60
Lazar, Pfc. Amijan O.: 285n
Le Bény-Bocage: 454
Le Bourget: 5936, 1 8-21
Le Bourg-St.-Léonard: 524, 525, 529-30, 533-34
Le Conquet: 638, 642-44
Le Désert: 110-11, 113, 137-38, 141-42
Le Ferté-Bernard: 568-69
Le Havre: 3-4, 10-11, 340, 430, 577-78, 582, 631, 677-78, 686-87, 692
Le Mans: 29, 323, 358, 430, 432-33, 435-39, 441, 443, 444-46, 450, 456, 458-59, 481-82, 484, 485-86, 494-500, 513-14, 524, 559, 562-65, 568-69, 5725, 92-93
Le Méle-sur-Sarthe: 503-04
Le Mesnil-Adelée: 444, 462-63, 473
Le Mesnil-Herman: 214, 218, 255-56, 288, 297, 299-301
Le Mesnil-Opac: 300
Le Mesnil-Tôve: 462-63, 469-70, 473, 481-82, 487, 490
Le Neubourg: 579
Le Tréport: 686-87
Leclerc, Maj. Gen. Jacques Philippe: 497, 501-02, 599-625
Leigh-Mallory, Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford: 8, 221, 223, 228, 232-33
Lemmon, Lt. Col. Kelley B., Jr.: 586
Lendelin: 267-68, 271
Lengronne: 21277, 2-74, 278-80, 306-07, 314-16
L'Epine: 308-09
Les Andelys: 455-56, 578, 581
Les Ponts-de-Cé: 561
Les Sablons: 65-66
Lesneven: 379-803, 83-85, 388, 6 39-40
Lessay: 55, 123-29, 149, 175, 198-99, 214-15, 224, 227, 248, 263, 266-71, 311, 329-30
Leuze: 681
Lewis, Col. Harry L.: 61-62
Lewis, Brig. Gen. James M.: 490
Lézardrieux: 393
Liaison, air-ground. See Air operations, air-ground co-ordination.
Liége: 657-58, 6606, 71-72, 684, 6 93-95
Lienhart, Capt. Edward R.: 541n
Lille: 660, 679, 681, 686
Limours: 608, 610-11
Lindquist, Col. Roy E.: 61
Lines of communication: 4-5, 78, 179, 214, 282-83, 300-01, 373, 388, 390-91, 467-69, 567-68, 657, 669, 687, 691-92, 698-99
Lines of communication, German: 33, 67-68, 290, 343, 490, 593-94, 641, 658, 663
Lisieux: 191-93, 455-56, 525, 532, 576, 580-81
Livarot: 574-75
Lochrist: 363, 642
Loing River: 584, 586-87
Loir River and valley: 562-63, 567-68
Loire River: 3-4, 29, 346-47, 366, 410-11

--739--

Loire River-Continued Long, Lt. Col. William E.: 84
Longjumeau: 609-10
Loomis, Lt. Col. Frederick H.: 127n
Lorient: 34, 10-11, 340, 342-43, 346, 355, 357-68, 381, 385-86, 405-06, 409-10, 413-14, 562, 567-68, 631, 633-35, 637-39, 64615, 5-56
Loudéac: 352, 374-75, 379
Loveless, Lt. Col. Jay B.: 151
Louviers: 576-78, 580-82, 674
Louvigné-du Desert: 428-29
Lozon River: 258-59
Luckett, Col. James C.: 86
LUCKY STRIKE: 186n
Luettwitz, Generalleutnant Freiherr Heinrich von: 548-49, 552
Luftwaffe. See German Air Force.
Luxembourg: 666639,- 72, 688, 693, 696
Lyon: 685-86

Maastricht: 660, 698-99
McAleer, Lt. Col. John A.: 437-38
McBride, Maj. Gen. Horace L.: 497-98, 515, 527, 534, 541
McGuire, Pfc. Charles P.: 500n
McLain, Maj. Gen. Raymond S.: 427-28, 434-36, 437, 525, 530
McLendon, Col. Ernest L.: 82
McMahon, Col. Bernard B.: 73-74
McMahon, Maj. Gen. William C.: 125
McNair, Lt. Gen. Lesley J.: 236
McPeters, 1st Lt. Alfred P.: 673n
Macon, Maj. Gen. Robert C.: 81-88, 199-200, 391, 393-415, 654-55
Maczuga, Battle of: 538-55
Maddox, Col. Halley G.: 345n
Magill, 1st Lt. Samuel W.: 654-55
Magny: 538-39, 543
Mahlmann, Generalleutnant Paul: 58-59, 547-48, 549n
Mahlmann Line: 58-59
Maine, province of: 34, 415
Maine River: 561
Maintenance Battalion, 3d Armored Division: 105n
Maintenon: 608
Mainz: 687-88
Malesherbes: 586
Malmkdy: 695
Maloney, Staff Sgt. Edward V.: 285n
Malony, Maj. Gen. Harry J.: 638
Mamers: 4985, 0 0-501
Mannheim: 658-60, 686-88
Mantes-Gassicourt: 455-56, 568-69, 573-75, 577-81, 589, 660, 662, 665-66, 671-73, 677-78
Maps

Marchksieux: 199, 224492-, 51, 271
Marcks, General Erich: 22-23, 29, 49
Marcoussis: 609-10
Marechal, Capt. Hans H.: 351-53
Mariana Islands: 6
Marigny: 214-15, 217, 218, 222, 228, 230-31, 240-49, 251-54, 256-59, 461-68, 271, 273, 282, 305, 329-30
Marne River: 419, 566, 575-76, 590-92, 661-74, 672, 674-75, 678, 698-99
Marseille: 535, 685-86
Marsh, Capt. John W.: 127n
Marshall, General George C.: 45, 334-35, 510, 603, 659-60, 702
Martilly: 451
Martinville ridge: 148-49, 152-59, 161-74
Massy: 6 09-10, 613
Matthews, Col. Frederick S.: 345n
Maubeug6e5: 7-58, 660, 672, 682
Mauron: 374-75
Mayenne: 430, 432-36, 444-46, 450, 456, 457, 466-68, 471, 486, 494, 497, 507, 510-14, 559, 562-63
Mayenne River: 432-36, 438-39, 559-62
Meaux: 671-72
Medaris, Col. John B.: 206
Medical supplies: 666
Meindl, General Eugen: 29
Melun: 583-89, 634, 664-67, 670, 671-72
Menny, Generalleutnant Irwin: 552
Mer: 654-55
Merderet River: 38-39
Merdrignac: 3753, 78-79
Merli, Pfc. Gino J.: 683-84
Metz: 6 57-58, 6646, 9-70, 693, 6 96
Meudon: 618-20
Meulan: 568
Meuse River: 419, 663, 664-70, 672, 674-75, 677-79, 6826, 92-96, 698-99
Meyer, Lt. Col. Hubert: 549n, 550
Mézidon: 518-19, 580-81
Méziéres: 682, 693-94
Middleton, Maj. Gen. Troy H.: 63, 201, 306-07. See also Corps, VIII.

--740--

Middleton, Maj. Gen. Troy H.-Continued
Military government units, enemy: 670
Military police: 138, 258-59, 332-33, 588-89
Milizac: 380, 383
Miller, 1st Lt. Arthur J.: 292n
Miller, 1st Lt. Hubert G.: 127n
Miller, Capt. William C.: 450n
Milliéres: 248-49
Milligan, Capt. John S., Jr.: 143n
Miltonberger, Col. Butler B.: 159
Mines: 57, 61, 68-69, 74-75, 97-98, 124-25, 151, 156, 161, 244, 255, 267-71, 292, 310-15, 367, 379, 388, 392-93, 396, 399-400, 403, 434, 448, 480, 580-81, 589, 610, 612-13, 638, 643-44, 649-50, 662, 668, 672, 674
Miniac: 390
Mitchell, Maj. Ernest W.: 382-83
Mobility, enemy plans to hamper: 26-27, 420-21
Model, Generalfeldmarschall Walter: 519-20
Mohnke, Col. Wilhelm: 577-79
Moissy: 540, 547
Mons: 653, 671-72, 676-84, 693-94, 697-98
Mont Castre: 53-72, 123-25, 180, 201
Mont Ormel (Battle of Maczuga): 538-55
Mont Pinçon: 289-90, 294-95, 454
Mont St. Michel: 313, 394, 466
Montargis: 583-85, 635
Montcornet: 672, 682
Montcuit: 259-60
Montdidier: 679-80
Montereau: 583-88, 664-67
Montgardon ridge: 53-55, 58-60, 63, 72-76, 123-25
Montgomery, Field Marshal Sir Bernard L.: 120, 122, 187, 330-31, 343-44
Monthuchon: 257, 261-63, 310-12
Montlhéry: 609-10
Montmorency: 618-21
Montpellier: 535
Montpinchon: 260, 264-66, 274-76, 305
Montreuil: 247-48, 618-20
Montsûrs: 436
Morale: 170-71, 174, 291n
Morale, German: 34-35, 181, 212, 380, 409, 412, 442, 542, 557, 652-53, 698
Morgan, Lt. Gen. Sir Frederick E.: 13
Morlaix: 342, 349, 355, 379-80, 384, 386, 388-89, 392-93, 636-37
Mortagne: 503-04, 524, 577, 579, 608
Mortain: 37-38, 317, 319, 441-49, 452-53, 456-75, 479-505, 510-11, 525-27, 615. See also Avranches.
Mortar fire
Mortar fire, German
Morteaux: 530
Morton, Sgt. John L.: 372
Mortrée: 502
Mosby, 1st Lt. James L.: 673n
Mosel, Col. Hans von der: 387, 638-39, 651
Moselle River: 664, 669-70, 693, 696
Moyon: 296-302
Mueller, Col. Gerhard: 549
Muller, Col. Walter J.: 345n

Namur: 600, 672, 682, 691-92, 694-95
Nancy: 582, 659, 663-44, 669-70, 696, 698-99
Nantes: 3-4, 342, 346-17, 357-68, 413-15, 422-23, 559-63, 565-67, 578, 631, 633-34, 655-56
Napalm: 222, 234, 409, 412-13, 643, 655
"Narrow front" concept: 686-88
Naval forces, Allied: 8
Neauphe-sur-Dives: 543
Nebelwerfer. See Rocket launchers, German.
Nécy: 518
Nemours: 583, 586-87
Netherlands: 580-81, 657-59, 676, 687-88
Newberry, Lt. Col. James W.: 569-70
Night operations: 62, 65-67, 71, 87, 142, 164-65, 199-200, 208, 244-45, 250, 254-55, 318-19, 329, 479-80
Night operations, German: 69-71, 135-38, 261, 516-17, 522-235, 28, 531-335, 39, 546.
Nogent-le-Roi: 569, 571-73

--741--

Nogent-le-Rotrou: 568-69, 608
Nogent-sur-Seine: 666-67
Nonancourt: 579
Nordling, Raoul: 596, 602, 616-17
Nordling, Rolf: 602-03
North Africa campaign: 7-8
North shore, Brittany: 389-94, 396, 413-14
Notre Dame-de-Cenilly: 214, 218, 272-77, 296, 305, 308

Oberkommando der Luftwaffe: 4
Oberkommando der Kriegsmarine: 4
Oberkommando der Wehrmacht: 28

Oberkommando des Heeres: 4, 210-11, 591-92, 689
Oberster Befehlshaber der Deutschen Wehrmacht. See Hitler, Adolf.
Observation, air. See Air operations, air-ground co-ordination; Reconnaissance, air.
Obstfelder, General Hans von: 29
Occagnes: 551
Occupation of Axis countries, plans for: 701-02
Oehmichen, Col. Hermann: 592-93
Offensive plans. See Tactical plans; Tactical plans, German.
O'Hare, Col. Joseph J.: 36n
Oise River: 590, 671-72
Oliver, Maj. Gen. Lunsford E.: 438-39, 504, 578, 651
OMAHA Beach: 10
Orbec: 555, 576
Order of battle, Allied: 8-10
Ordway, Col. Godwin, Jr.: 154-56, 168
Organization Todt: 33n, 397, 406, 662
Orléans: 357, 422-23, 430, 439, 534-35, 563-73, 583-85, 610-11, 635, 654-55, 665-67
Orléans, province of: 3-4
Orléans-Paris gap. See Paris-Orléans gap.
Orne River: 10-11, 15, 29-30, 121-22, 188-90, 192-94, 288-89, 431, 454-55, 495, 520-23, 525, 528-32, 534, 540
Orville: 549
Ostend: 686-87, 692
Ouville: 261
OVERLORD: 179-80, 185-88, 424, 429-42, 559, 572-73, 583, 590-91, 598-99, 631-33, 642

Pacy-sur-Eure: 579
Paimpol: 393, 634
Palaiseau: 608-10
Palmer, Brig. Gen. Williston B.: 219-20
Panels, tactical use of: 222, 319-20
Panzerfaust. See Rocket launchers, German.
Parachute Infantry Regiments

Paramé: 396-97, 399-401, 403
Pardee, Pvt. Melvin V.: 684n
Paris: 660-61, 664-66, 671-75, 690
Paris-Orléans gap: 14, 393, 400, 402, 413, 419, 434, 559-75, 579, 583-89, 592-93
Parks, Staff Sgt. J. W.: 299n
Partridge, Col. Richard C.: 64-67
Pas-de-Calais: 31-32, 34, 46, 209, 213, 225-26, 340-41, 345, 421, 658, 660, 671-72, 678, 686-87
Passais: 444
Patton, Lt. Gen. George S., Jr.: 9, 389, 602. See also Armies, Third.
Patton's Household Cavalry: 349-56, 362-63
Patyniski, Staff Sgt. Edward A.: 684n
Pemsel, Generalmajor Max: 327-28
Penfeld: 645-46
Penfeld River: 638, 642, 647-48, 651, 655
Percy: 275-77, 281, 296, 298-303, 306, 313, 324, 328, 441, 449
Périers: 424-25
Péronne: 671-72, 679
Perriers-en-Beauficel: 448-49, 468-69, 483
Pétain, Marshal Henri Philippe: 591
Peterson, Tech. Sgt. Lloyd N.: 285n
Philippeville: 693-94
Philippine Sea, Battle of 6
Photography, aerial: 96, 151

--742--

Pickett, 1st Lt. Vernon W.: 163n
Pieri, Capt. William F.: 315n
Pietzonka, Col. Erich: 651
Pirou: 248-49
Plabennec: 380, 635
Pleurtuit: 400, 402
Plouvien: 384
Plouzané: 644
Pointe de Corsen: 642
Pointe des Espagnols: 652
Pointe du Petit Minou: 651
Poitiers: 654-55
POL (petroleum, oil, lubricants): . 179, 332-33, 358, 363, 372, 379, 388, 393, 438-39, 502, 541, 572, 573, 590-91, 626, 659-60, 666-69, 670, 680-82, 686-88, 691-96
POL, German: 33, 224-25, 503-05, 517-22, 531, 538, 556, 666-69, 681, 683
Poland: 6
Polish Armoured Division, 1st: 480, 528-29, 533, 537n, 540-42, 544-48, 553-55
Pond, Maj. Leroy R.: 66n, 530n
Pont-â-Mousson: 696
Pont-Brocard: 260-61, 273-76
Pont d'Austerlitz: 615
Pont de 1'Arche: 578
Pont-de-la-Roque: 314, 316
Pont de Sévres: 612-13
Pont-Hébert: 90, 106-07, 111, 114-17, 137, 143, 149, 160-63, 166, 169
Pont-Scorff 363-65
Pontaubault: 318-21, 323-25, 331, 334-35, 341-42, 344, 347, 350, 355-59, 369-72, 389-90, 471
Pontfarcy: 298
Ponthierry: 588
Pontivy: 343, 353, 379, 388
Pontorson: 341, 350, 367-73, 376, 390, 428-29
Pool, Staff Sgt. Lafayette G.: 672n
Port facilities: 3-4, 5-6, 10-11, 14, 78n, 122-23, 179-80, 185-87, 208-09, 340-43, 346-48, 349, 381, 388, 390-91, 394, 396, 405, 409-10, 414-15, 430, 452-53, 631-33, 655-56, 657, 659-61, 674, 676, 677-78, 692, 697
Portbail: 58
Porte de Gentilly: 615
Porte d'orléans: 613
Poterie ridge: 53-55, 60-63, 66-67, 76-77, 123-24
Powell, Pfc. Henry N.: 292n
Prairies Marecageuses de Gorges: 38-39, 49, 53, 58, 64, 69, 78-80, 82-83, 87, 129
Prentice, T/5 John G.: 126n
Preslipsky, Pvt. Peter: 474n
Propaganda, German: 146, 224-25
Prosser, Pvt. Barney H.: 66n
Provins: 667-68
Pruem: 693
Prussman, Pfc. Ernest W.: 645-46
Pryor, 1st Lt. William L.: 126n
Psychological warfare: 407, 409
Puntenny, Capt. William H.: 166-67
"Purple Heart Draw": 152

Quebec Conference (OCTAGON): 701-02
Quédilliac: 372-73
Qutlern peninsula: 638, 652
Quesada, Maj. Gen. Elwood A.: 8, 208, 221, 231-33
Quiberon: 347-50, 357, 360, 362-63, 367, 425
Quiberon Bay: 186-87, 346-17, 355, 359-60, 362, 631, 633, 655-56
Quiberon peninsula: 346, 364
Quibou: 260-61, 273

Radio Calais: 459-60
Radio sets, armor-infantry: 43-44
Raff, Col. Edson D.: 61
Railroads: 33, 349, 690, 697
Rambouillet: 528, 576, 585, 608, 610-12
Ramcke, Generalleutnant Herman B.: 387, 638-39, 651-52, 655
Rampan: 161, 169
Ramsay, Adm. Sir Bertram H.: 8, 186-87
Rance River: 373, 394-97, 399-402, 411-12
Randolph, Lt. Col. George B.: 428, 530n
Rânes: 511-13, 520
Ranger Battalions

Rations: 210, 332-33
Rauch, Generalmajor Josef: 638-39, 652
Read, Col. George W., Jr.: 316, 372-73
Reaser, 1st Lt. Joseph C.: 488
Reconnaissance Battalions
Reconnaissance Troops
Recouvrance: 638, 643, 651, 655
Red Ball Express: 690-92
Redon: 354-55, 362
Reed, Col. Ollie W.: 155, 158-59
Reeves, Col. Andrew R.: 55-56
Reffuveille: 444, 461, 470, 473-75
Regimental combat teams. See Infantry Regiments.
Reims: 566, 664-68, 671, 698-99
Reinhard, Col. Walter: 463-64
Rennes: 322, 342, 347-50, 354-55, 357-68, 381, 413-14, 422, 425, 428-31, 442, 497, 634-35, 637-38
Repiton-Préneuf, Maj. Philippe H.: 601
Resistance forces: 9-10, 16. See also Civilians; French Forces of the Interior.
Rethel: 672, 682
Rhine River: 590, 657-702
Rhinoceros attachments. See Hedgerows, devices for overcoming.
Rhône River and valley: 535, 566-67, 661-62, 685-86

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Ridgway, Maj. Gen. Matthew B.: 60-62
Risle River: 580-82
River crossings
River crossings, German
Roadblocks: 243-44, 274, 278, 280, 304, 469-70, 525, 573, 683-84
Roadblocks, German: 106, 128, 151, 228, 244, 253-55, 270, 273, 300-301, 308, 311, 313, 316, 320, 360, 379-80, 383, 396, 399-400, 434-37, 448, 451, 500, 571-72, 583, 589, 592, 594, 609-10, 61636, 7-68, 673, 6 89, 694
Robertson, Maj. Gen. Walter M.: 149-53, 284, 291, 4506, 46-47
Robinson, Col. Warren A.: 73
Rocket launchers, 2.36-inch: 45, 65, 87-88, 96, 131, 152, 2052, 43-44, 226628,-69, 303, 642-43, 646-47
Rocket launchers, German: 30, 279. 372. 448. 481-82, 534, 579, 593
Rockets, 5-inch: 642-43
Rocroi: 693-94
Rodwell, Col. James S.: 86
Roffe, Col. A. Worrell: 285, 563
Rogen, Brig. Gen. Pleas B.: 625
Romagny: 471, 473, 488
Rome: 6
Romilly: 667
Rommel, Generalfeldmarschall Erwin
Roncey: 275-79, 281, 305-07, 330
Roosevelt, Franklin D.: 7-8
Rose, Maj. Gen. Maurice: 254-56, 298-301, 329, 672, 695n
Rosebaum, Col. Dwight A.: 569-70
Rotterdam: 655, 657-58, 692
Rouen: 10-11, 400, 455-56, 497, 525, 553-54, 578, 580, 582-83, 631, 674, 6 86-87, 692
Royal Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force: 510
Roysdon, Col. Dorrance S.: 116-18
Ruhr: 31, 657-58, 659-61, 671-72, 676, 678, 686-88
Rumania: 6, 701
Rundstedt, Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von: 327

Saar: 657-60, 669-70, 678, 697
Sabotage: 181, 590-91, 595-97
Saclay: 609-10
St. André-de-l'Epine: 90
St. Barthélemy: 444, 461, 463, 466-67, 469-70, 473, 487, 490
St. Benoit-des-Ondes: 396
St. Briac-sur-Mer: 402
St. Brieuc: 389-93
St. Calais: 565-67
St. Cyr: 610, 612-13
St. Denis: 621
St. Denis-le-Gast: 217, 274, 276-80
St. Dizier: 664, 667
St. Florentin: 585
St. Germain-sur-Shes: 201-204, 2192, 67-71
St. Gilles: 90, 139-40, 214-15, 217, 222, 228, 230-31, 241-46, 248, 250, 252-56, 259, 264-65, 273, 295, 329, 457
St. Hilaire-du-Harcouet: 427-28, 430-34, 439, 457-58, 460-63, 464, 470-73, 483, 487-88

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St. Ideuc: 397, 399, 402-04
St. Jean-de-Daye: 93-94, 97, 99, 104, 106-07, 110-12, 113-15, 134, 135-37
St. Jean-des-Baisants: 283-86, 290
St. Joseph's Hill: 397, 399-400
St. Lambert: 533, 538-43, 547-54
St. Lô: 29, 38, 40, 49, 60, 78-80, 86, 90-93, 101-04, 106, 111, 117-18, 133, 135-37, 139-41, 143, 146-74. 214-15, 215n, 224, 226-27, 240-41, 243-44, 248, 249-51, 257, 261-63, 267-68, 271, 282-85, 286, 296-97, 326-27, 329
St. Lunaire: 402
St. Malo: 34, 324, 340, 342-43, 346-47, 349-51, 366, 372, 374, 376-77, 379, 381, 384-85, 389-415, 562, 631, 634
St. Malo Citadel: 396-97, 399, 402-03, 631
St. Marc: 638
St. Michel-en-Grève: 392-93, 413-15, 636-37
St. Mihiel: 664, 667
St. Nazaire: 3-4, 10-11, 340, 342-43, 346-47, 357, 361, 366, 414-15, 561, 631, 633-84, 655-56
St. Pierre-Quilbignan: 638, 648
St. Pierre-sur-Dives: 518-19, 528
St. Pois: 308, 330, 334-35, 444-48, 450, 466, 471
St. Quentin: 582, 678-79, 683, 692
St. Samson-de-Bonfossé: 255-56
St. Sauveur-le-Vicomte: 60-62
St. Sauveur-Lendelin: 248-51, 260, 266-68, 270, 271, 311-12
St. Servan-sur-Mer: 396-400, 403, 406-08
St. Sever-Calvados: 287, 448-49, 471
St. Vaast: 4
St. Valery-en-Caux: 686-87
St. Vith: 693
Ste. Suzanne: 436-37
Ste. Suzanne-sur-Vire: 283-84, 290
Sainteny: 80-89, 128-31
Sambre River: 672, 694
Saône River: 419, 575-76, 591-92, 661-64, 674-75, 678
Sarthe River: 435, 437-39, 524-25, 561-62, 567
Sartilly: 317-18, 321
Saumur: 561, 566-67, 635
Savigny: 260-63, 266
Scanlon, Staff Sgt. George T.: 646n
Schelde (Escaut) River: 660-61, 663, 674-75, 677-79, 686-87, 692, 699
Schimpf, Generalleutnant Richard: 524-43
Schulz, Maj. Robert H.: 530n
Schutzstaffel: 18-19
Schwerin, Generalleutnant Gerhard Graf von: 462-64, 580
Searchlights, tactical use. See Illumination, battlefield.
Sears, Col. Robert: 565-66
Sebree, Brig. Gen. Edmund B.: 163, 565-66
"Secret weapons, " German: 536, 604
Sedan: 671-72, 682, 692
Sée River: 287, 308, 313-14, 317-19, 321, 331, 356, 422, 425-27, 429, 443, 444, 446-48, 456-63, 466, 468-71, 473-74, 487, 490
Sées: 492-95, 497, 498, 500-503, 513-14, 519-20, 522, 562-63, 568, 608
Segre: 560-61
Seine River: 3-6, 10-11, 14, 16, 29-30, 33, 38-39, 193-94, 334-35, 340-41, 343, 348-49, 421-22, 430-33, 440, 454-56, 495-97, 507, 523-24, 532-33, 534-35, 553-54, 556, 558-92, 597-98, 607, 609-15, 621-22, 632, 657-66, 670-71, 672, 674, 676-78, 686, 690, 698-99
Seine River, bay of 191-92, 394
Seitz, Col. John F. R.: 257
Selleck, 2d Lt. Harold B.: 444n
Selune River: 313-14, 317-21, 331, 343, 369, 425, 427, 430, 444, 446, 454, 456, 466-67, 470-71
Senlis: 576
Sens: 535, 584, 587, 666
Sèves River: 59, 124, 127, 129-30, 178, 201-02, 267-70
Sèvres: 610-13, 615
Shea, Brig. Gen. George: 95
Shortages
Shortages, German
Sicily Campaign: 7-8
Siegfried Line: 27, 419-21, 676-78, 677n, 692-702
Sienne River: 218, 260-61, 264, 272-74, 276-78, 296, 306-07, 314-17
Sille-le-Guillaume: 486, 514
Silrester, Maj. Gen. Lindsay McD.: 568-70, 588, 667-68
Simard, Capt. Naubert O., Jr.: 280n
Simonds, Lt. Gen. Sir G. G.: 479
Simpson, Lt. Gen. William H.: 637-38
Slidex: 114n
Smith, Col. George, Jr.: 253

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Smoke, tactical use of: 70, 97-98, 199-200, 222, 234-35, 268-69, 301-02, 339, 500, 510, 643-44, 649-51
Smythe, Col. George W.: 141
Snyder, Tech. Sgt. Harold D.: 163n
Soissons conference: 24
Somme River: 419, 422-23, 575-76, 582-83, 591-92, 661-64, 670-71, 674-75, 678, 680, 686-87
Soulle River: 260-61, 273, 275
Souloeuvre River: 290, 292, 294-95, 449-50
Souppes-sur-Loing: 584
Sourdeval: 423, 443-44, 446-47, 452-54, 466-67, 481-82, 486, 490-92, 494, 511
Southern France Campaign: 6, 486, 517, 521-22, 534-35, 566-68, 654-55, 661-62, 669-70, 685-86, 697-99, 702
Spaatz, Lt. Gen. Carl: 8
Spang, Generalleutnant Karl: 384
Speer, Albert: 122
Speidel, Generalleutnant Hans: 212, 521-22, 535n, 608-09, 620-21
Squire, 1st Lt. William F.: 138n
Stallings, Capt. George T.: 117n
Steelman, Tech. Sgt. Fred D.: 299n
Sterling, Tech. Sgt. Harold V.: 470
Storck, Col. Louis J.: 315n
Strategic plans, Allied: 6
Strategic plans, German: 20-28
Strategic plans, U.S.: 220-23, 228-41
Straube, General Erich: 551-52, 683
Street fighting: 646-48, 651
Strickland, Lt. Col. Erasmus H.: 447
Stroh, Maj. Gen. Donald A.: 125-26, 361-62, 647-48, 652
Student, Generaloberst Kurt: 699
Supply by artillery fire: 489
Supply deficiencies, German: 608-09
Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF). See also Allied Expeditionary Force;
Sutherland, Col. Edwin M.: 473
Switzerland: 535, 661, 676-77, 697
SWORDHILT: 186n
Sylvan, Maj. William C.: 24n

Tactical plans

Tactical plans, German
Tank Battalions: 43
Tank Destroyer Battalions
Tank Destroyer Brigade, 1st: 349n, 389, 641n
Tank Destroyer Group, 6th: 349n, 389, 641n
Tank-infantry co-ordination

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Tank-infantry co-ordination-Continued
Tank-infantry co-ordination, German: 141-42
Tank-infantry-engineer co-ordination: 149-50, 154
Tankdozers: 96, 107-08, 151-52, 154, 205-06, 311-12. See also Bulldozers.
Tanks
Tanks, German
Task Forces
Tauchert, Staff Sgt. Walter R.: 302n
Taute River: 38-39, 78, 80-81, 86-102, 106-07, 110-11, 128-33, 141-42, 198-200, 219, 227-28, 242, 247, 250-51, 267-71
Taute-Vire Canal. See Vire et Taute Canal.
Taylor, Brig. Gen. James: 311, 374, 384
Taylor, Maj. Gen. Maxwell D.: 81
Tedder, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur W.: 8, 190, 22 1
Terrain
Terrette River: 143-44
Tessy-sur-Vire: 217-18, 256, 290, 292, 294, 296-304, 306, 313, 328, 330, 430, 441, 446-47, 449, 451, 452-53, 472
Thompson, Brig. Gen. John B.: 569-70
Thorson, Brig. Gen. Truman C.: 36n, 679
Thurston, Pfc. William: 73
Thury-Harcourt: 423, 454, 480
Tilly: 239-40, 588-89
Time bombs: 506
Tinchebray: 443, 450, 454, 461-62, 481, 490, 492-94, 510-11, 529-30, 577, 634
Tirepied: 314, 317, 321
Topography. See Terrain.
Torigni-sur-Vire: 291-92, 294-95, 298
TOTALIZE: 479n
Toul: 663, 696
Toulon: 552
Touques River: 532-33, 575-76, 580-81
Tournai: 660-61, 679-83, 686, 695
Tournai-sur-Dives: 547
Tours: 484, 562-63, 566-68
Toussus-le-Noble: 612-13
Traffic control: 4, 94, 97-98, 106, 241, 446
Traffic control, German: 522, 531-32, 534, 546, 671
Training: 43-44, 149-50, 154
Trappes: 609-10
Tribehou island and causeway: 131-32, 135, 141-42, 198-99
Trier: 693
Troisgots: 297-303, 323
Trouville: 442
Troyes: 584, 589, 662, 666-67, 698-99
Trun: 527-34, 537-42, 544, 549, 551, 558
Turkey: 419, 701

Unconditional surrender: 7-8
Unger, Staff Sgt. Frederick W.: 299n
UTAH Beach: 10

V-weapons

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Vaiges: 436
Valenciennes: 683, 696
Valognes: 4, 209
Van Fleet, Brig. Gen. James A.: 640-41
Vandenberg, Maj. Gen. Hoyt S.: 644
Vannes: 3-4, 346-47, 355, 357, 362-65, 385-86
Vaucouleurs: 667
Vaux de Vire River: 450-51
Vendôme: 567-68
Verdun: 664, 668-70
Verneuil: 520-21, 579
Vernon: 568, 576, 578, 581, 671, 674
Versailles: 608-12, 621-22
Verviers: 695
Vervins: 682
Vesle River: 664
Vidouville: 290
Vie River: 533, 548
Viebig, Colonel Wilhelm: 551
Vieman, Lt. Col. Lewis D.: 489
Viette River: 529
Vilaine River: 362
Villacoublay: 610
Villebaudon: 217-18, 256, 297-302, 448
Villedieu-les-Bailleul: 551-52
Villedieu-les-PoŽles: 287, 303, 306-09, 313, 317-19, 323-24, 330-31, 341, 441, 444, 446-48, 466, 471, 560
Villeneuve-le-Roi: 609-10, 614-15
Villers-Bocage: 454
Villers-Charlemagne: 438
Villiers-Fossard: 153-54, 159, 162
Vimoutiers: 522-23, 529-32, 537n, 538, 540-42, 544-46, 554-55
Vincennes: 618-20
Vincenterie peninsula: 141-42
Vire: 37-38, 287-290, 292, 294-95, 297-98, 301-03, 322, 324, 327, 334-35, 422-23, 430, 441, 443-44, 446, 449-54, 455, 458, 471-72, 480-82, 491-92, 494, 495-97
Vire et Taute Canal: 90-101, 106, 109-10, 134-35, 140-41
Vire River: 10n, 11, 25, 38-40, 49, 102-07, 109, 111, 117-18, 143, 148-49, 153-57, 159-63, 165-66, 169, 171-75, 214-19, 226-28, 239-41, 243-44, 247-48, 250-52, 255, 260-61, 272, 275-76, 288-99, 327, 422, 449-50
Vitré: 438, 471-72, 560-62
Vitry-le-François: 664-67, 669-70
Vorché: 547, 551
Vosges Mountains: 419

Wagner, Pfc. Theodore G.: 127n
Wahl, Captain: 520-21, 577-78
Walker, Brig. Gen. Nelson M.: 125
Walker, Maj. Gen. Walton H. See also Corps, XX.

Wanielista, Pfc. Walter S.: 126n
Warlimont, General Walter: 192, 296, 323, 325, 421
Warren, 2d Lt. Glenn H.: 490n
Warspite, HMS: 413, 642-43
Waterloo: 695
Watson, Maj. Gen. Leroy H.: 103-04, 106-12, 116-17, 264-66, 513n, 642
Weather, effect of, on operations
Weaver, Brig. Gen. William G.: 434-37, 530n
Wehrmachtfuhrungsstab: 6
Weiss, Sgt. Harry: 126n
Weiss, 2d Lt. Robert L.: 488
Wesson, Lt. Col. H. K.: 643-44
West, Maj. Arthur L., Jr.: 584n
West Wall. See Siegfried Line.
Weyland, Brig. Gen. Otto P.: 345-46, 567
Wharton, Brig. Gen. James E.: 511
White, Staff Sgt. Clarence E.: 571n
White, Brig. Gen. Isaac D.: 272-74, 276, 278
White phosphorus, tactical use of 41, 42, 65, 96, 131, 222, 319, 393, 409, 534, 655
Whitson, Pvt. William H.: 319
Whittington, Sgt. Hulon B.: 280
Wiesbaden: 658-59
Willingham, Tech. Sgt. Dupe A.: 586
Wilson, Tech. Sgt. Milford W.: 402
Wilson, Col. Robert W.: 36n
Winslow, Col. William R.: 311, 649-50
Wire obstacles, use of 57, 75, 124-25, 151, 299, 638, 641
Wissous: 609-10
Wood, Maj. Gen. John S.: 310, 312n, 314, 316-18, 351, 353-54, 357-68, 567-68, 584, 600
Wood, Col. Sterling A.: 74, 434
Woody, 1st Lt. Ronal E., Jr.: 488
World War I: 558, 701-02
Wyche, Maj. Gen. Ira T.: 73-76, 123-24, 126, 434, 437-38, 574-75


Yonne River: 534-35, 584, 587, 597-98, 607
York, Col. Robert H.: 132, 200-201
Yuill, Col. Charles W.: 561-62


Zeitzler, Generaloberst Kurt: 210-11
Zingale, Pfc. Leo T.: 126n
Zwicker, Col. Ralph W.: 151

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