D-Day by RobinJRichards

Question 13

Dating back to the Roman times, when they were used to mark property and enclose fields, this feature of Normandy just behind the beaches was the site of major fighting. Because it was the perfect set-up for German snipers, it took almost to the end of July for the Allied troops to breakout and capture St. Lo, a major city to the south of the beaches.

Hedgerow (or “Norman Bocage")