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Q: Why did the allies bomb Pas De Calais?
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The allies wanted the Germans to believe the invasion was to take place at where rather than Normandy?

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

In d-day there was a country called callas?

pas de calais is on the french coast directly across fromDover, England. The allies convinced the Germans that the allies would invade France at the pas de calais, the shortest distance between Britain and France. For that reason German kept most of there forces and armor in the pas de calais expecting the allies to land there...............but the allies landed at Normandy, France

Why did the allies invade at Normandy instead of Pas de Calais?

Because the Germans were expecting them at Pas de Calais, and in fact the Allies made many deceptions to encourage this belief. Normandy was chosen because it had suitable beaches and German troop concentrations, especially tank formations, were lower than Calais area.

When was Meeting Pas de Calais created?

Meeting Pas de Calais was created in 1988.

What is Nord-Pas-de-Calais's population?

The population of Nord-Pas-de-Calais is 4,018,644.

What is Nord-pas-de-calais region capital city?

Nord-Pas de Calais or Nord is in France. The region name is from the merging of the council of North and Pas-de-Calais.

The Allies wanted the Germans to believe the invasion was to take place at rather than at Normandy.?


What is the area of Nord-Pas-de-Calais?

The area of Nord-Pas-de-Calais is 12,414 square kilometers.

Why were the Germans suprised by the invasion of Normandy?

The Allies had deceived them into believing the attack would come later at the Pas de Calais.

Does the Rhine River cross the Pas de Calais in France?

No, the Pas de Calais is some distance to the south and west of the Rhine

What do the English call pas de calais?

le Pas de Calais is a mini-region in the North of France.

Who took the German positions at pas de calais in 1945?

the German forces were expecting an allied landing at the Pas de Calais in the summer of 1945 and maintained a strong force in that area. However, the allies made the Germans think the allied invasion would take place at the Pas de Calais area as it was the shortest distance from England to France. But, the allied forces landed at Normandy, France and gained a foot hold in France before the Germans realized they had been tricked, that the allies were not going to invaded at the Pas de Calaids area of France...................