The Clay Pigeons Of St. Lo by Joseph BalkoskiThe Clay Pigeons Of St. Lo by Joseph Balkoski

The Clay Pigeons Of St. Lo

byJoseph Balkoski, Glover S., Jr. Johns

Paperback | October 1, 2015

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This classic of military history tells the exciting story of the fall of St. Lô, the first major objective of the invading American armies in Normandy in June of 1944. Although St. Lô was intended to be taken within days of the landing, stubborn German resistance postponed the town's fall until July 18.• Describes the bloody action that took place in the thirty days of fighting• Author recalls how he led his battalion, dubbed "The Indestructible Clay Pigeons"
The late Col. Glover S. Johns Jr. was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart. Joseph Balkoski is Command Historian of the Maryland National Guard and author of Omaha Beach (978-0-8117-3376-2), Utah Beach (978-0-8117-3377-9), and the classic Beyond the Beachhead (978-0-8117-...
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Title:The Clay Pigeons Of St. LoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:October 1, 2015Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811717828

ISBN - 13:9780811717823

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