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50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Normandy landings. By 1944, the Second World War had been raging for five years and German forces occupied much of Europe. On 6 June 1944, D-Day, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy in the largest seaborne invasion in history. Although the Allies lost thousands of men, their decisive victory marked a turning point in the war, paving the way for the liberation of Europe and victory on the Western Front.
In just 50 minutes you will:
• Learn about the events of World War II prior to the Normandy landings
• Identify the leaders who worked together to establish Operation Overlord and scheduled the Normandy landings to finally defeat the Germans
• Analyse the actions taken by the Allies and Axis and their contribution to the Allied victory
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