This high ground controlled Caen city.
The liberation of the city of Caen would be useless as long as the Germans were able to keep control of this highground.
Once he knew that German Tank division would soon strengthen the German lines and allow major counterattacks.
The general Montgommery launched an attack on “Calvary Hill to keep the initiative in Normandy. During weeks, this No Man’s Land remains a key position in the battle of Normandy.