BAOR Battlefield Guides

This series of Battlefield Guides were produced by Headquarters, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) in 1946/47. They were designed to capitalize on the expertise still available in an attempt to help the army learn the lessons of various operations during the North West Europe Campaign fought between June 1944 and March 1945. Battlefield Historian have reproduced this series for the Battlefield Tourist, Military Historian, Wargamer or anyone with an interest in this period of the Second World War.

They covered the following operations in the Campiagn in North-West Europe (June 1944 - May 1945):

GOODWOODOperations of 8 Corps East of the River Orne (Normandy) 18 - 22 July 1944, with particular reference to 11th Armoured Division
BLUECOATOperations of 8 Corps South of Caumont (Normandy) 30 - 31 July 1944, with particular reference to 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division
TOTALIZEOperations of 2 Canadian Corps astride the road Caen-Falaise (Normandy) 7 - 8 August 1944, with particular reference to 51st (Highland) Infantry Division.
NEPTUNEAssault crossing of the River Seine by 43rd (Wessex) Infantry Division 25 - 28 August 1944.
VERITABLEOperations of 30 Corps between the River Maas and Rhine 8 - 10 February 1945, with particular reference to 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division
PLUNDERAssault crossing of the River Rhine by 12 Corps 24 - 25 March 1945 with particular reference to 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division
VARSITYAirborne operations of XVIII United States Corps (Airborne) in support of the crossing of the River Rhine 24 - 25 March 1945, with particular reference to 6th British Airborne Division


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