This incredible museum-grade artifact is an original June 27th, 1944 combat report that was printed on the USS Sproston (DD-577). This report features VERY RARE unseen accounts of D-Day +21 as well as the Battle of Normandy and the Battle of Cherbourg. This report included RESTRICTED combat details of the invasion not released to publications and only meant for military usage only.
This incredibly rare invasion edition report is dated June 27th, 1944, and extensively details the Normandy beach landings airborne operations following the Tuesday, 6 June 1944 beachhead landings. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history. This double-sided Normandy invasion update bulletin features unseen written and verbal accounts as this report details the liberation of Cherbourg, the establishment of a firm beachhead. The report also includes rare informational reports of the German Sea defense commander of Normandy being captured.
The report also discusses General Omar Bradley's praise of the troops since the D-Day landings. The report continues to give unprecedented details and flash reports out of rome, London, the general Pacific, the southwest Pacific, Burma and war correspondents directly part of the D-Day landings.