Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 - Chapter 6, pgs. 119-127 Summary & Analysis

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The display from the tank led the Germans to believe the British had more strength than they really had. As a result, the Germans decided to hold off until daylight before staging another counterattack. Meanwhile, the paratroopers thought that Howard was involved in heavy fighting and were trying to reach the area as quickly as possible.

As the paratroopers arrived, they were briefed on the situation. When the 7th Battalion arrived, they took over the patrolling duties. Company D then functioned as a reserve company.

The men began to explore the tunnels under the antitank gun emplacements. They found sleeping Germans in the tunnels. Some of the Germans could not believe that the British were there and they were prisoners.

Von Luck wanted to counterattack but could not do so without permission. All of his plans had been made for such...

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