Find high-quality Battle Of Caen stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Battles for Caen (1) Battle of Normandy. The initial plan of the Allies foresees the liberation of the city of Caen on the evening of Tuesday June 6, 1944 by the British troops of the 3rd division of infantry. Download premium images you can't get anywhere else. The initial plan of the Allies provides for the liberation of the city of Caen in the evening of Tuesday, June 6, 1944 by the British troops of the 3rd Infantry Division.

Situated on the Orne River approximately nine miles from the Normandy coast, the city of Caen was a key road and rail hub in the region. Thus, many infantrymen are equipped with foldable bicycles when landing in order to move more quickly. The Battle of Caen was fought from June 6, to July 20, 1944, during World War II (1939-1945). D-Day to D-Day + 32: from June 6th to July 8th, 1944. But during the onslaught of the beaches, the units fall behind schedule. The city was identified by the Allies as …