Table of contents for Steel inferno : I SS Panzer Corps in Normandy / by Michael Reynolds.


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List of Maps                                                xi
List of Plates                                             xii
Acknowledgments                                            xv
Introduction                                              xvii
Senior Dramatis Personae                                   xix
Prologue                                                   xxi
I           Origins                                        1
II          Formation                                     13
III         The Machines of War                           24
IV          Organisation-and Tactics                     29
V           The Setting                                   38
VI          6th June - D-Day                             52
VII         7th June - First Clash                       63
VIII        8th to 10th June - The Bridgehead Battles     72
IX          11th June - Impasse                          86
X           War Crimes                                    92
XI          12th to 14th June - Operation PERCH and the
Battle of Villers-Bocage                    96
12th June - Prelude                        96
13th to 14th June - The Battle            102
Post Mortem                                107
XII         14th to 24th June - Lull Before the Storm    113
XIII        25th to 1st July - Operation EPSOM and the
Battle of the Odon                         117
25th June                                  118
26th June                                  123
27th June                                  128
28th June                                  132
29th June                                  137
30th June-lst July                         139
XIV         2nd to 3rd July - Departures and Arrivals    143
XV          4th July - Operation WINDSOR - the Battle
for Carpiquet                              145
XVI         7th to 11th July - Operation CHARNWOOD and
the Battle for Caen                        150
7th July - The Bombing                   150
8th July - The Attack                    153
9th July - The Withdrawal                155
XVII        10th to 11th July - Operation JUPITER and the
Battle for Hill 112                      160
XVIII       12th to 17th July - R & R                  165
XIX         18th to 21st July - Operation GOODWOOD and
the Battle for the Bourgu6bus Ridge      168
18th July - The Armoured Corridor        174
19th July - Side by Side                 181
20th to 21st July - A Bad Deal           184
Postscript                               188
XX          25th July - Operation SPRING and the Battle
of the Plain                             190
XXI         26th July to 5th August - The Battle for Tilly  197
XXII        6th to 9th August - Another Orne Bridgehead  204
XXIII       6th to 10th August - The Mortain Counter-Attack  206
Background and Operation COBRA           206
6th August                               210
7th August - Operation LUTTICH           212
8th August - Stalemate                   221
9th August - 'The Attack is to be Continued'  222
10th August - Status Quo                 223
XXIV        8th to 11th August - Operation TOTALIZE and the
First Battle of Falaise                  227
8th August - 'An even blacker day for the
German Army'                           227
9th August - 'High ground was sighted'   238
10th to 11th August - 'A few can hold against
many here'                             243
The End of an Ace                        246
XXV         11th to 18th August - The Second Battle of Falaise 248
S11th to 13th August - 'Reconnaissance in Force' 249
14th August - Operation TRACTABLE and the
Battle of the Laison                   250
15th August - The Battle for Hill 159    253
16th to 18th August - The Fall of Falaise  256
XXVI        11th to 18th August - The Leibstandarte Withdraws 262
XXVII       18th to 25th August - The Last Battle of Normandy 265
18th to 19th August - The Falaise Pocket  265
20th to 22nd August - Breakout           275
23rd to 25th August - Postscript         282
Epilogue                                                 284
Appendix I   1st SS Panzer Division LAH 1st July 1944   288
Appendix II   1st SS Panzer Regiment and 1st SS Recce Bn
1st July 1944                             289
Appendix III  1st and 2nd SS Panzer-Grenadier Regiments
1st July 1944                             290
Appendix IV   12th SS Panzer Division HJ 6th June 1944    291
Appendix V    12th SS Panzer Regiment and 12th SS Recce Bn
6th June 1944                             292
Appendix VI   25th and 26th SS Panzer-Grenadier Regiments
6th June 1944                             293
Appendix VII  US Armored Division June 1944               294
Appendix VIII British/Canadian/Polish Armoured Division
June 1944                                 295
Appendix IX   US Infantry Division June 1944              296
Appendix X    British/Canadian Infantry Division June 1944  297
Appendix XI   German Chain of Command June 1944           298
Appendix XII  Allied Chain of Command 6th June 1944       299
Appendix XIII Guide to Abbreviations and German Words     300
Bibliography                                              302
Index         People .    - American                      305
- British                       305
- Canadian                      305
- German                        305
- Polish                        307
Land Forces - Allied                        307
- American                      307
- British                       307
- Canadian                      308
- French                        309
- German                        309
- Polish                        311
Air Forces  - American                      311
- British/Canadian              311
- German                        311
Places      -                               311



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Waffen-SS, SS Panzerkorps Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, World War, 1939-1945 Regimental histories Germany, World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy, Normandy (France) History, Military