D-day Normandy Invasion

D-day Normandy Invasion

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The invasion of Normandy came as the long-awaited Second-Front, anticipated by Russia and feared by Hitler. “Operation Overlord” commenced on June 6, 1944, D-Day. General Eisenhower led an amphibious cross-channel landing, while paratroopers supported the beaches from inland. American and British troops pushed forward into France, overcoming Nazi defenses despite a lack of supplies, bad weather, and high casualties. The day of June 6, 1944, proved a pivotal point in the Allied victory in Europe and the overall Allied triumph in World War II.

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    25 Nov 2008
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    23 Sep 2015
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