LONDON: it is formally introduced that the top Minister Mr. Churchill visited the Normandy beachhead these days [June 13], Monday. Discipline Marshal Smuts additionally visited the beachhead with Mr. Churchill. Allied troops are combating 18 miles from the Normandy coast just south of the woodland of Cerisy, which they now keep in its entirety, says Reuter’s unique correspondent at S.H.A.E.F [Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force]. The frenzy there has been made by using the americans, and this dent in the German line of defence represents the inner most penetration but made.
three super successes of the Allied armies now scuffling with towards 250,000 Germans within the Normandy bridgehead have been announced at SHAEF in the dark on Monday. They're: first of all, 10,000 prisoners had been captured. Secondly, the Germans are not able to extricate their armour to re-shape for a full assault due to the fact they've no longer sufficient infantry to maintain the ground whilst the assault is being organized. Thirdly, German Panzer Divisions are the use of pre-1940 French tanks, interpreted as a sign of very fantastic weak spot.
Mr. Churchill, Gen. Smuts … spent 3 hours ashore, lunched with popular 1st viscount montgomery of alamein, visited navy Headquarters, watched troops and materials land, [and] steamed via the struggle fleet while bombardment became taking region … — sunrise Delhi
posted in sunrise, June 14th, 2019