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August 7, 1942 .


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The allied invasion of France took place at Normandy. It took place during World War Two and was the largest amphibious attack ever.

The Germans believed that an allied invasion would take place north of Normandy and in a area between dunkirque and calaise since the channel was shorter between England and belgium.

The battle, or, better said, the Campaign of Guadalcanal took place from August 7, 1942 through Feb. 7, 1943.

The Invasion of Normandy took place in 1944 in Normandy, which is a region in France. This invasion was the largest invasion by water.

During World War II, the Allied invasion that was most clearly expected by the German occupiers of Europe was Operation Overlord, the "D-Day" invasion of Normandy in June of 1944. The Germans did not know that this invasion would take place in June nor against the Normandy coast; however, they were expecting some invasion-attempt against the coast of Western Europe during the summer of 1944.

Normandy's beaches, and behind those beaches from the West, the South was covered by the Invasion through Italy, the North was attacked through Holland, and the Eastern front was attacked by the USSR.

The invasion of Normandy did not take place in just one day, June 6. The Allied landings continued for over 2 months. This was the period called the Battle of Normandy. Over 425,000 Allied and German troops were killed, wounded or went missing during the Battle of Normandy.

Hitlers invasion of russia took place on June 22,1941 during the second world war.

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Normandy, France.......................

Guadalcanal was a major turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II. Japan had a large stronghold in the Pacific, and were increasing their strength. Guadalcanal marks the turning point. It also marks the last major classic naval battle. (The modern navy generally fights "over the horizon) allied forces began to take offensive for the first time in the pacific.

Caen was the nearest French city to the invasion, but it took place on the beaches, NOT in Caen

In the Mediterranean the first invasion after north Africa was the island of Sicily.

The invasion actually started just before midnight on the 5 th when Allied paratroop 'Pathfinders' landed in France. The seaborne invasion started at dawn, about 0630 on the 6 th June,1944.

The allies wanted the Germans to believe the invasion was to take place across the shortest channel crossing to Calais, France.

In Normandy, France near the town of St. Laurent.

German Generals mostly thought the invasion would take place near Calais. It was a much shorter sea crossing.

It took place in Normandy, France on June 6, 1942.

A second front would have helped to take the pressure off of Russia .

Guadalcanal was a campaign not a battle. By the middle of 1942 the Japanese had taken over many of the Australian dependencies in the SW Pacific. There were fears that, given time, they would take over Fiji and Tonga cutting Australia off from any US help, followed by a possible invasion of Australia. An airfield was being built on the island of Guadalcanal and it was decided by the allies to take over the island when it was finished. On August 7 1942 the allies, mostly American, invaded and by February 7 the Japanese had evacuated the island.

September 1, 1939. A.k.a. The beginning of WWII.

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