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The Normandy Campaign, 1944

Bernage, Georges. -- Les Canadiens face à la Hitlerjugend, Normandie, 7 au 9 juin 44. -- [S.l.] : Éditions Heimdal, 1991. -- [80] p.

Chrétien, Guy. -- "Juno Beach", les Canadiens dans la bataille. -- Caen, France : Imprimerie Lafond, [s.d.]. -- 256 p., chiefly ill.

Copp, Terry ; Vogel, Robert. -- Maple leaf route : Caen. -- Alma, Ont. : Maple Leaf Route, 1983. -- [123 p.]

_____. -- Maple leaf route : Falaise. -- Alma, Ont. : Maple Leaf Route, 1983. -- 143 p.

English, John A. -- The Canadian army and the Normandy campaign : a study of failure in high command. -- New York : Praeger, 1991. -- xvii, 347 p.

  • Reprinted as: Failure in high command : the Canadian army and the Normandy campaign. -- Ottawa : Golden Dog Press, 1995

Granatstein, J.L. ; Morton, Desmond. -- Bloody victory : Canadians and the D-Day campaign 1944. -- Toronto : Lester and Orpen Dennys, 1984. -- 240 p.

Jarymowycz, Roman Johann. -- "The quest for operational maneuver in the Normandy campaign : Simonds and Montgomery attempt the armoured breakout". -- Ottawa : National Library of Canada, 1997. -- 4 microfiches. -- (Canadian theses on microfiche). -- Ph.D. thesis, McGill Univ., Montreal, 1997. -- 352 l

* McAndrew, Bill, et al. -- Normandy, 1944 : the Canadian summer. -- Montreal : Art global, 1994. -- 162 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Normandie 1944 : l'été canadien

  • Yet another Art global publication from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Department of National Defence, this time commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Normandy landings

  • Includes a chapter on Canadian naval operations

McNorgan, Michael R. -- "Black Sabbath for the First Hussars : action at Le Mesnil-Patry, 11 June 1944". -- Fighting for Canada : seven battles, 1758-1945. -- Edited by Donald E. Graves. -- Toronto : R. Brass Studio, 2000. -- P. 279-316

* Roy, R.H. -- 1944 : the Canadians in Normandy. -- [S.l.] : Macmillan, 1984. -- 359 p. -- (Canadian War Museum historical publication, no. 19). -- Also published in French under the title: Débarquement et offensive des Canadiens en Normandie

Snowie, J. Allan. -- Bloody Buron : the battle of Buron, Normandy - 08 July 1944. -- Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press, 1984. -- 120 p.

Tout, Ken. -- The bloody battle for Tilly : Normandy 1944. -- Stroud, England : Sutton Pub., 2000. -- 246 p.

  • Canadian and British attacks on Tilly-la-Campagne

Whitaker, Denis, et al. -- Victory at Falaise : the soldiers' story. -- Toronto : HarperCollins, 2000. -- [372] p.

Wilson, David Allan. -- "The development of tank-infantry co-operation doctrine in the Canadian army for the Normandy campaign of 1944". -- Ottawa : National Library of Canada, 1992. -- 3 microfiches. -- (Canadian theses on microfiche). -- M.A. thesis, Univ. of New Brunswick, [Fredericton], 1992. -- 228 l

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