D-Day: The Battle Of Normandy

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“D-Day”, is considered one of the most significant battles of World War ll. D-Day is also known as the “Battle of Normandy”, or, “Operation Overlord”. The Battle of Normandy began in June 1944, and ended around August 1944. By the end of the war around August 1944, all of France had been cleared of Nazi forces. D-Day is considered a huge factor with the end of World War II and the Nazi Party due them having to push out of France and back into their initial land of Germany. Later on as the Nazi Party was pushed back into Germany, more allied forces collaborated to officially wipe out the Nazi Party in Germany. D-Day was initialized as it was approved by General Dwight D. Eisenhower. After the approval of the general, troops landed on the French coasts to neutralize the Nazi Party and to recover the land. The Battle of Normandy involved many different allied forces. Primary allied forces involved the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Canada. There were also many other soldiers from supporting allied forces such as Belgium, Greece, Czechoslovakia, Australia, France, Poland, Norway, and New Zealand. The actions taken of having joint forces was…show more content…
Without the elaborate planning, and cooperation between many of the allied forces, the possibilities of Germany gaining control of more land and expanding is soldiers was a possibility. With the great amount of deaths as a result from the war, the largest D-Day dedicated cemetery is the Normandy American Cemetery. The Normandy American Cemetery is located in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. The cemetery covers one-hundred and seventy-two acres of land with over nine-thousand burials. It is heavily apparent why The Battle of Normandy is significant, as it has taught the world many lessons regarding war, globalism, emotion, and

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