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  • Battle of Saint-Lô (World War II)

    The Battle of Saint-Lô was one of the three conflicts in the Battle of the Hedgerows [Fr.], which took place between July 7 and 19, 1944, in Saint-Lô, Manche, Normandy, France, just before Operation Cobra. Saint-Lô had fallen to Germany in 1940, and, after the Invasion of Normandy, the Americans targeted the city, as it served as a strategic crossroads. American bombardments caused heavy damage...