D-day Invasion


June 6, 1944 Invasion of Normady

The Western Allies landed in Northern France, even though they have been fighting in 9 months, they made the Invasion of Normandy was a strategically played attack, they tried to destroy National socialist regime. By the end of August 1944, all of northern France was liberated, and the forces reorganized for the drive into Germany where they would eventually meet with Soviet forces advancing from the east to put an end to the Nazi Reich.

Countries involved in the D-Day Invasion

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French coastline

The countries involved in the D-Day invasion were the U.S. England, France, Australia, Canada. Other nations who participated included Australia, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway. Allied land forces that saw combat in Normandy on D-Day itself came from Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Free French forces and Poland also participated in the battle after the assault phase, and there were also minor contingents from Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, the Netherlands, and Norway. Other Allied nations participated in the naval and air forces.

Generals involved in the D-Day invasion

-Dwight D.Eisenhower, President of the United States from 1953 until 1961,He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II.

-Gerd von Rundstedt, was a German Field Marshal during World War II, Rundstedt entered the Imperial German Army in 1892.

-Trafford Leigh-Mallory,Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory.

Goal of the Normandy Invasion

The main goal of the Normandy Invasion was to gain a foothold in France and the begin to start pushing the Nazis (Germany) out of France and to stop taking over.

Outcome of the Normandy Invasion

The outcome was that Germany no longer had control of everything, and Mainland Europe had suffered its first loss. Germany had control of Mainland Europe except Spain, but thats no longer true.