Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 02 Sep 2020 02:39

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 16 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 16 1944 - Hedgerow2A.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 04 Sep 2020 02:58

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 18 1944 - Hedgerow1.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 18 1944 - Hedgerow2.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 18 1944 - Hedgerow3.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 20 1944 - Hedgerow1.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 05 Sep 2020 18:59

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.

The first report is a description of a German counterattack that used infantry and armor.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 26 1944 - Hedgerow1.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 26 1944 - Hedgerow2.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 27 1944 - Hedgerow1.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 27 1944 - Hedgerow2.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 27 1944 - Hedgerow3.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 07 Sep 2020 02:59

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.

The last report is a comment by the British Army regarding the action patrols should take upon making enemy contact and receiving fire.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 28 1944 - Hedgerow1.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 28 1944 - Hedgerow2.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 29 1944 - Hedgerow1.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 08 Sep 2020 23:31

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 30 1944 - Hedgerow1.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 30 1944 - Hedgerow2.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 11 Sep 2020 02:58

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.

The text obscured by the ‘Declassified’ stamp can be read by enlarging the attachment.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow2.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow3.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow4A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow4B.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow4C.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 13 Sep 2020 03:54

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.

The second report on the first attachment 'Rhino Saves Infantry’ discusses the advantage of using the Rhino device to breach the hedgerows.

The text obscured by the ‘Declassified’ stamp can be read by enlarging the attachment.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow5A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow5B.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow5C.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 15 Sep 2020 04:00

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.

The text obscured by the ‘Declassified’ stamp can be read by enlarging the attachment.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow6A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow6B.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow6C.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 16 Sep 2020 18:18

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.

The first report is a method the British Army adopted to handle snipers located in haystacks.
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow7A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -August 31 1944 - Hedgerow7B.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by OldBill » 16 Sep 2020 23:06

Another good installment, Thanks!

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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 18 Sep 2020 18:59

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 1 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 1 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 1 1944 - Hedgerow1C.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 21 Sep 2020 03:47

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.

The text obscured by the ‘Declassified’ stamp can be read by enlarging the attachment.
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 3 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 3 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 3 1944 - Hedgerow1C.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 24 Sep 2020 03:31

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 6 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 6 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 8 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 8 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 27 Sep 2020 23:52

Attached are several more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 6 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 6 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 8 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 8 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
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Re: Development Of Hedgerow Breaching Tactics: July to September 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 30 Sep 2020 02:05

Attached are two more reports that describe the evolution and variety of tactics used by the US Army infantry, artillery and armored units to overcome the German Army defenses located in the French Hedgerows during the summer of 1944.
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 11 1944 - Hedgerow1A.png
BattExp- Hedgerow -September 11 1944 - Hedgerow1B.png
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