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The Canadian Retribution at Normandy | History Traveler Episode 196



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Throughout the Battle of Normandy, the Canadians of the 3rd Infantry Division and the Germans of the 12th SS Panzer Division found themselves locked in a battle of attrition that would mark some of the most vicious fighting of the entire campaign. After suffering a blow at Buron and Authie (as seen in the last episode) the fight shifted over to a place that has now become legendary in Canadian military history: Bretteville-l'Orgueilleuse. In this episode, we're joined by Paul Woodadge of @WW2TV to show a small part of one of the most epic fights in the battle to take Normandy.

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Other episodes that you might enjoy:

- Juno Beach: The Fighting Canadians on D-Day | History Traveler Episode 194: https://youtu.be/c5k4z_e9sk0
- The 12th SS Massacre of the Canadians in Normandy | History Traveler Episode 195: https://youtu.be/DCrG58SRc-M
- Holdy Battery: The Sister Gun Battery of Brecourt Manor | History Traveler Episode 187: https://youtu.be/JRFxIQ2X8fc
- German Bunkers of UTAH BEACH (D-Day!!!) | History Traveler Episode 190: https://youtu.be/M0InwW6lMpA
- The Private Collection of Major Dick Winters (EP 151): https://youtu.be/_MQd0EIBIgg

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