D-Day Air Invasion
Goal: Defeating Germany
Western allies vs Germany
Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Supreme Allied Commander)
Arthur Tedder (Deputy Supreme Allied Commander)
Bernard Montgomery(21st Army Group, Ground Forces Commander in Chief)
Trafford Leigh-Mallory(Air Commander in Chief)
Bertram Ramsay(Naval Commander in Chief)
Tuesday, June 6th 1944 at 12am
- Axis powers: Germany, Italy, Japan.
Allied Powers:United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union, South Africa, New Zealand, Newfoundland, Canada, Brazil, Australia.
- the Western Allies landed in northern France
- The strategy was to invade Normandy by air, land, and sea
- Germany couldnt hold back the attack