June 6th at 6:30am, two phase assault: air assault landing of troops, amphibious landing of troops
troops crossed English Channel invadednormandy beaches at five points
( the beginning of the end of ww2).
nazi Germany controls all of Europe
germany invaded france
allies wanted to free france from German rule
allies wanted to end the war by taking normandy, france and then invading Germany so………
after years of building up supplies
after practice ( failed dieppe raid- a second chance)
canada,USA and Britain invade.
germans knew the invasion was coming
allies fooled the germans by pitching tents and building fake airplanes, tanks, on British side of the English Channel across from Calais France ( they tricked them on where they were).
germans expected an attack on Calais France
allied took axis troops by surprise, landing on the beaches at normandy, France.
the was the best the biggest invasion in history!.
what did the invasion include?
56,000 USA,British troops (invasion)
allied troops invaded 5 beaches ( Canadians landed at code name: Juno beach)
Canadians made it the furthest
allies successfully captures the beaches and marched in land to liberate France.
359 Canadians killed, 700 wounded
all five beaches were captured and began to march in land to liberate France,
france was freed from German rule
jewish people were freed in france.
germany was getting weaked
allied forces moved towards Berlin Germany.
long term results
largest invasion of all time,
began the liberation of Europe from the nazi germans,
this was the begginibg of the end of ww2..,.,.,./,./.,;.,;.,,.;/.,/’;’;’;’;;s[[.,;figures.