Operation Cobra order of battle

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This is the order of battle for Operation Cobra, a World War II American offensive against German forces in Normandy, France.

American order of battle

Note: During the operation, American units involved were sometimes referred to as "Cobra Command".

German order of battle

Seventh Army[1]

SS-Obergruppenführer Paul Hausser[2]


  1. Transferred to the Orne Vallye area on the evening of July 24th.[4]
  1. Wilmot, p. 363
  2. Reynolds, p. 22
  3. Wilmot, p. 289
  4. Wilmot, p. 390


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