Chapter 5: The Bridgehead Battles


Album Mémorial: Bataille de Caen, 6 juin au 15 août 1944 by Jean-Pierre Benamou (Bayeux: Heimdal, 1988).

Conduct Unbecoming: The Story of the Murder of Canadian Prisoners of War in Normandy byHoward Margolian (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998).

Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy by Terry Copp (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003).

Les Canadiens Face a La Hitlerjugend: Normandie, 7-11 juin 1944 by Georges Bernage (Bayeux: Heimdal, 1991).

Maple Leaf Route: Caen by Terry Copp & Robert Vogel (Alma: Maple Leaf Route, 1983).

Official Histories

The Victory Campaign: The Operations in North-West Europe, 1944-1945. Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War. Vol. III by C.P. Stacey

Victory in the West Vol. I: The Battle of Normandy by Major L.F. Ellis


From The Victory Campaign by C.P. Stacey.

The Canadian Front, 7-8 June 1944 (Sketch 7, p 127)

Le Mesnil-Patry and the Mue Valley, 11 June 1944 (Sketch 8, p 139)

Normandy Bridgehead, 6-30 June 1944 (Sketch 9, p148)

The Attack on Carpiquet, 4 July 1944 (Sketch 10, p 154)

The Capture of Caen (Sketch 11, p 159)