In Operation Cobra, six US divisions, during six dramatic days in Normandy, ended the stalemate on the western front, breaking through German defences after seven weeks of gruelling attrition warfare. After D-Day examines the experiences of US soldiers in the July 25-30, 1944, Normandy campaign: their mistakes, hardships and fears, as well as their leadership, courage and determination.
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