The 3rd Infantry Division won't capture all of its objectives
at the end of June 6. The counter-attack of the 21. Panzer-Division allows
some elements of the Panzergrenadier-Regiment 192 to reach the coast near
Luc sur Mer at 2000hrs but, witnessing the planes of Operation Mallard
flying over head, they chose to withdraw for fear of being surrounded.
The link-up with the canadian troops from Juno beach won't be effective
until the next morning.
To the south, even though it was one of the main D-Day
objectives, the city of Caen will remain out of reach for the british
until July 9. To the east, the junction with the 6th Airborne is made.
At the end of June 6, the 3rd Infantry Division has landed
28,845 men and 2,603 vehicles on Sword and 630 men have been killed or