D-Day was a big part of World War II it involved all the Allies and had a lot of planning for it. It involved a lot of Operations to succeed and be successful. Many troops died but they were fighting for our freedom and eventually they would succeed with the Liberation of Paris.
The planning for D-Day was a high-ended part of the war; the Germans could have prevented the attack if they were smart. They weren’t so we ended up winning.
June 6, 1944 was the day that changed America’s role in the war and the World.
In the Airborne and Infantry divisions in the war armies were made up of:
Squads- usually nine to twelve men
Three squads to a platoon
Three or four platoons to a company
Three or four companies to a battalion
Three or four battalions to a regiment
Three or four regiments to a division
Plus attached engineers, artillery, medical, and other support personal.
U.S., British, and Canadian infantry divisions were from 15,000 to 20,000 strong on D-Day. Allied Airborne Divisions were about half that size. Most German divisions were less than 10,000.
One of the Allied Leaders Dwight D. Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander. He was born a son of a railway worker in 1890. He was commissioned in 1913 for World War I, but never saw any action. He worked very closely with U.S. Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall, and he commanded the North African landings in 1942. He had a very deep reserve for moral courage.
Another Allied Leader Winston Churchill he led Britain from the brink of defeat to victory as wartime Prime Minister form 1940-1945. He was born on Nov. 30 1974 at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. He was born Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. He was neglected, and affection by Mrs. Everest (nurse) was very appreciated. He graduated Sandhurst Military College 20th of his class of 130.
Franklin D. Roosevelt or FDR was born January 30th 1882 in Hyde Park, New York. He was...