Normandy Campaign

        The Allied Invasion of Europe begins June 6, 1944 as three American, two British, and one Canadian Division storm ashore onto the Normandy beaches of France.  Backing them up are two American and one British Airborne Divisions, which land just inland to secure bridges and causeways and to disrupt German reinforcements.

June 6, 1944           Allied Armies storm ashore at Normandy.

Operation Overlord

July 18-20, 1944    The British attack near Caan with a heavy force of tanks to draw the Germans.

Operation Goodwood

July 25-31, 1944    The Americans advance after a heavy carpet bombing on the Germans.

Operation Cobra

August 12-21, 1944  The Germans are crushed in the Falaise Pocket








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