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How did the allies change the direction of the war?
The surprise gave the allies the advantage, but there were some German troops waiting. There were much causality on both sides. Involved 3 million allied soldiers, sailors, and air man. Supreme allied commander was Dwight Eisenhower. 2,500,00 tons of supplies. 11,000 air craft. 3,000+ ships. While the allies were successful in taking the Normandy front, as general Eisenhower had feared it came at great expense. At the conclusion of the battle the casualties were as follows. 81,000 U.S . 1400 British. 100,000 German casualties. Hitler's army was torn apart. Allies pushed into Germany; Russia took Berlin.
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