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.
I am told that at Calais they made dints in the wall that a man might put his head into.
This opinion had been confirmed by the appearances of the road from Calais to Paris.
On landing at Calais, Mrs. Robinson hesitated whether to proceed.
In a letter written to Jacqueline from Calais, on his homeward journey, he had promised her to return to Hainault speedily.
The day after our arrival the regiment was put on the march for 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.