Created by Tom Horn on 12 Aug 2010, Last Update on 12 Aug 2010

Falaise Pocket - 12 Aug 1944

The German 7th and 5th Panzer Armies became encircled by the allied advance following Operation Cobra, the successful breakout from Normandy. The bulk of Germany's forces west of the River Seine are destroyed.

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Tags : Germany,France,United States,Britain,Land,Europe,Combat

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