On the beaches of Normandy, the bridgehead conquered by the Allies is still fragile.
secure the coast and prevent German reinforcements from reaching Normandy, the
Allies bomb the traffic junctions and main Norman towns within a radius of 250 km from
- "France", 7 June 1944
- Reinforcements arriving on Omaha Beach
- "Le Matin"('The Morning"), 7 June 1944
- Saint-Lö (Manche) is baptised the "capita! of ruins"
- Vire (Calvados) bombarded.