Mike Alexander presents “Operation Cobra: The Saint-Lô Breakout”
On July 25, 1944, US divisions under General Omar Bradley launched Operation Cobra, an attempt to break out of grueling attrition in Normandy after D-Day. Join us as Museum volunteer Mike Alexander discusses how Cobra proved to be one of the most pivotal battles of World War II, successfully breaking the stalemate in Normandy and clearing a path into occupied France.
Lunchbox Lectures are free and open to the public on every first and third Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 504-528-1944 x 484.