Further Reading: Ground Combat in Normandy



Battle Exhaustion: Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Canadian Army, 1939-1945by Terry Copp & Bill McAndrew

Primary Sources

Analysis of 75 mm Sherman Tank Casualties Suffered Between 6th June and 10th July 1944: Report No. 12 by No. 2 Operational Research Section
Comparison of British and American Areas in Normandy in terms of Fire Support and its Effects, by the Army Operational Research Group
Montgomery’s Scientists: Operational Research in North West Europe, 1944-1945 edited by Terry Copp
Normandy Invasion Special Observer Report – Beach Party
Tank Battle Analysis by Maj. G. Gee & Maj. J.M. Murdoch Mitcheson


Combat Motivation and the Roots of Fanaticism: The 12th SS Panzer Division in Normandy by Michael E. Sullivan
Combat Stress: The Commonwealth Experience by Terry Copp
Counter-Mortar Operational Research in the 21 Army Group by Terry Copp
Destroying the Panthers: The Effect of Allied Combat Action on I./SS Panzer Regiment 12 in Normandy, 1944 by Arthur Gullachsen
Fire Plan: The Canadian Army’s Fire Support System in Normandy by David Grebstad
Investigating the Memory of Operation Spring The Inquiry into the Black Watch and the Battle of St. André-sur-Orne, 1944-46 by Alexander Fitzgerald-Black
Kurt Meyer and Canadian Memory: Villain and Monster, Hero and Victim or worse – a German? by Peter Kikkert
No Shortage of Tanks!: The Canadian Army’s System for the Recovery, Repair and Replacement of A and B Vehicles and Major Weapons Systems by Arthur Gullachsen
Operational Research and 21 Army Group by Terry Copp
S.L.A. Marshall and the Ratio of Fire: History, Interpretation, and the Canadian Experience by Robert Engen
Rearranged Snowdrops: The Construction of Memory at the Abbaye d’Ardenne by Vanessa McMackin
To the Last Canadian?: Casualties in the 21st Army Group by Terry Copp
Words of Valediction and Remembrance: The Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Normandy, France by Eric McGeer