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Normandy, Invasion of

Normandy, Invasion of (1944)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1944).

On the morning of 6 June 1944, a radio broadcast announced the start of the invasion

Normandy campaign

Normandy campaign   Reference library

Martin Blumenson

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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(see Maps 73 and 74; for the Normandy landings see OVERLORD). In the spring of 1943 the Anglo-American Allies

Normandy campaign

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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The western Allies had long agreed that continental Europe should be invaded as soon as practicable, and the Soviets vigorously

Normandy, Invasion of

Normandy, Invasion of   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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nearly three years in the making, on June 6, 1944, this decisive campaign opened the long-awaited second front in World War II. Codenamed ...

Normandy Campaign

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World Encyclopedia

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Allied invasion of German-occupied France, launched on June 6, 1944 (D-Day). Commanded by Dwight Eisenhower, the invasion was the

Normandy, Battle of

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Geoffrey Hayes

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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Canadians played a role in the Battle of Normandy out of all proportion to their numbers. Canadian-manned vessels, from destroyers to landing craft, represented 7 per cent of all Allied ... More

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