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Translator's Note.........................................................................
Foreword to original English translation first published in 1994		
PART I: The Formation of the Division and its Preparation for Action
		00.1	The Plan for the Formation of the Division
		00.2	Formation--Structure		
		00.3	Training		
		00.4	Occupation Force in Flanders--Contact with the Homeland--Spiritual Orientation		
		00.5	Strategic Considerations of the German and Allied Leaderships		
		00.6	Redeployment from Flanders to Normandy in April 1944		
		00.7	Reconnaissance--Plans for Deployment--Readiness		
PART II: The Division during the Defensive Battles against the Allied Invasion in Normandy
		0.1	The Last Preparations and Decisions	
		0.2	The Landing		
		0.3	The Deployment		
	
	Section 1: The First Battle for Caen from 6 to 10 June 1944
		1.01	The Developments in the Beachhead on both Sides of the Mouth of the Orne River on 6 June 1944		
		1.02	Planning of the Counteroffensive by the I.SS-Panzerkorps		
		1.1	Attack by SS-Panzergrenadierregiment 25, II. Panzerabteilung and III. Artillerieabteilung
North and Northwest of Caen on 7 June 1944, and Transition to Defense		
		1.2	Securing the Left Flank and Reconnaissance to the North and Northwest by
SS-Panzeraufklärungsabteilung 12 on 7 June 1944		
		1.3	Assembly of SS-Panzergrenadierregiment 26 on 7 June, and Preparations for the Offensive
on 8 June 1944		
		1.4	Intentions and Decisions on 7 June 1944		
		1.5	Attack in the Left Battle Zone of the Division from 8 to 10 June 1944, and Transition to Defense		
		
	Section 2: The Second Battle for Caen from 11 to 18 June 1944
		2.1	Attack on the Positions of SS-Panzeraufklärungsabteilung 12 near Cristot and of
III./SS-Panzergrenadierregiment 26 near Brouay on 11 June 1944		
		2.2	Repelling the Attack on le Mesnil-Patry on 11 June 1944		
		2.3	Defense and Withdrawal from Rots on 11/12 June 1944		
		2.4	Repelling the Attempted Breakthrough by the 7th Armoured Division via Villers-Bocage to
Evrecy on 13 and 14 June 1944		
		2.5	The Death of Brigadeführer Fritz Witt on 14 June 1944		74
		2.6	Withdrawal of the Left Flank of the Division to the Line St. Manvieu-Parc de Boislonde.
Repelling British Attacks between 15 and 18 June 1944		
		2.7	Actions of SS-Panzergrenadierregiment 25 and 21. Panzerdivision		
		2.8	Actions by Divisionsbegleitkompanie with the Panzer-Lehr-Division from 16 to 20 June 1944		
		2.9	Final Observations on the Second Battle for Caen		
		2.10	Between Two Battles		
	
	Section 3: The Third Battle for Caen from 25 to 30 June 1944
		3.0	Planning		
		3.1	Preparations		
		3.2	Attack by the 49th (West Riding) Division on Both Sides of Fontenay-le Pesnel on 25 June 1944
and Defensive Fighting by III./SS-Panzergrenadierregiment 26, Panzerregiment 12,
Panzeraufklärungsabteilung 12 and Panzergrenadier-Lehr-Regiment 901		
		3.3	Attack by the VIII (British) Corps-Operation 'EPSOM'-and the 49th Infantry Division in the
St. Manvieu-Fontenay Sector, and Defensive Fighting by SS-Panzergrenadierregiment 26,
SS-Panzerpionierbataillon 12 and SS-Panzerregiment 12 on 26 June 1944		
		3.4	'EPSOM'-the Second Day of the Offensive of the VIII (British) Corps, Breakthrough by the
Enemy to the Odon River and Establishing a Bridgehead near Tourmauville. Abandoning
Rauray and Moving to a New Position North of Brettevillette on 27 June 1944		
		3.5	'EPSOM'-the Third Day of the Offensive of the VIII (British) Corps, Expansion of the
British Bridgehead Westward to Gavrus. Our own Counterattacks near Hill 112,
West of Verson, near Grainville and South of Rauray on 28 June 1944		
		3.6	Counteroffensive by the I. and II. SS-Panzerkorps to Cut Off the British Odon-Bridgehead on
29 June 1944
		3.7	Continuation of the Counteroffensive by the I. and II. SS-Panzerkorps on 30 June 1944.
Breaking Off the Attack, End of the Third Battle for Caen		
	
	Section 4: The Fourth Battle for Caen from 4 to 10 July 1944
		4.0	Preparations	
		4.1	Fighting for the Carpiquet Airfield on 4 and 5 July 1944		
		4.2	Attack on Caen on 8 and 9 July, Withdrawal from the Bridgehead, Attack on Maltot on
10 July 1944		
		4.3	Final Observations on the Fourth Battle for Caen		
	
	Section 5: Operation 'GOODWOOD' to the Eve of Operation 'TOTALIZE'
		5.1	Relief and Rest Period in Mid-July 1944		
		5.2	Operation 'GOODWOOD'. Breakout by the British from the Bridgehead East of the Orne River.
Defensive Fighting near Vimont from 18 July to 4 August 1944		
		5.3	Action by Aufklärungsgruppe Olboeter near Chênedollé from 3 to 8 August 1944		
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Waffen-SS. SS-Panzerdivision "Hitlerjugend," 12.
World War, 1939 1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.