- CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-103-90-1
- ca. July 1944
Part of Shephard Fonds
Report with appendices, based on observations of Normandy beachead defenses concentrating on the British beaches from D-Day +6 to early July 1944. Document subtitles: "COHQ Special Observer Party," "Report on Special Observer Party investigating the effect of fire preparation in operation 'Neptune,'" "Appendix I Description of assault beaches and immediate hinterland and general notes on the effect of fire preparation," "Appendix No. 2 Details of Strong Points and Damage," "Appendix III Notes on Pro-Forma," "Appendix 4 Batteries," "Appendix VI [copies of photos] Massive Concrete Positions , Examples of Heavy Concrete Beach Defenses , Examples of 5cm A.T.K. Positions , Open Gun Pits , "Tobruk" Type Emplacements , Concrete Positions Under Construction , Examples of Camouflaged Strong Points , Examples of Houses Damaged by Gun Fire , Beach Obstacles , Miscellaneous"