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.
July 18-20, 1944 The British attack near Caan with a heavy force of tanks to draw the Germans.
July 25-31, 1944 The Americans advance after a heavy carpet bombing on the Germans.
August 12-21, 1944 The Germans are crushed in the Falaise Pocket