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Operation "Torch" was the plan for the invasion of North Africa. Operation "Overlord" was the plan for the invasion of Normandy (D-Day)


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D-day was actually called Operation Overlord. Not Overload. It was not known by the regular army until the actual invasion. Only the top generals knew it as Overlord.It was under the command of General Montegomery until Supreme Commander Eisenhower took over.If it will help the questioner to remember, Operation Barbarossa (1941) was the German invasion of the Soviet Union. Operation Torch (1942) was the Allied invasion of French North Africa. Operation Husky (1943) was the Allied invasion of Sicily. Operation Overlord (1944) was the Allied invasion of Normandy in German-held France.

the risk of operation overlord is well the hole war depended on this little operation it would determan wether the allies would win or Germany

The Operation Torch Lasted 2 days.

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Operation Marne Torch happened on 2007-06-16.

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