Saturday, June 8, 2019

75 Years Ago, D-Day: A Turning Point in the War


15.  THE D-DAY INVASION MARKED A TURNING POINT OF THE WAR.

The total Allied losses at Normandy were estimated to be at least 4,413, and total Allied deaths  in the Battle of Normandy,  which dragged on until August , topped 226,000.

But, thanks in part  to the massive influx of troops and equipment, D-Day marked a decisive turning point  in the war.  Less than a year later, on May 7, 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender.

You can read all fifteen facts in this blog and my June 6-8 Civil War and Civil War Navy blogs.


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