The forces in Calais would have moved to Normandy and could well have thrown the Allies back into the sea.
The false intelligence led the Germans to believe that the main force would land on the Pas de Calais rather than in Normandy.
As a result Hitler insisted that two key armored divisions were held back in the Calais area.
The road was now clear, they thought, for Calais; and they pushed cheerily on.
He arrived just in time, in 1596, to relieve the situation by the taking of Calais.
This opinion had been confirmed by the appearances of the road from Calais to Paris.
Let us suppose that a sailor at Calais, for example, is making for harbour.
In a letter written to Jacqueline from Calais, on his homeward journey, he had promised her to return to Hainault speedily.
Hated him for all that she had suffered because of him; for that terrible night on the cliffs of Calais!
Thus Calais was once more a Spanish city, and was re-annexed to the obedient provinces of Flanders.
city on the French coast of the English Channel, from Gaulish Caleti, the name of a Celtic people who once lived along the shore there.