Route the encirclement - Mont-Ormel



Montmormel Memorial. Exhibition telling the story of the Falaise Chambois Pocket (August 18th-22nd 1944). Information in English, Polish, German and French.  

Address: Memorial de Montormel Les hayettes 61160 MONTORMEL

General Maczek formulated a plan for cutting off the German retreat routes. First, a task force, consisting of two armored regiments and three infantry battalions from his division’s eastern group, was to capture and hold Mont-Ormel, a complex consisting of Hills 262 North and 262 South, which the Poles referred to as the Maczuga (mace) because the hills’ map contours resembled that weapon.

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