Saturday, June 5, 2021@06:39-77TH ANNIVERSARY…OF THE LARGEST AMPHIBIOUS MILITARY LANDING UNTIL THIS DAY…D-DAY, OPERATIONS OVERLORD and NEPTUNE…ON BEACHES OMAHA, UTAH, SWORD, GOLD, JUNO. SO, I COULD GO ON FOR HOURS; THOUGH YOUR RESEARCH IS THE REWARD..WILL TAKE YOU TO A LEARNING AND REWARDING FORMAT…IN HISTORY, D-DAY…JUNE 6, 1944!!!
Blog credit: WAR CHRONICLES:
Yours Aye: Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Rersearcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
LEST WE FORGET, WE REMEMBER, YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM!!!
When the BEF left France in a hurry in May 1940, they had always intended to return. In 1943, the conditions were right to begin planning. An increasingly confident and well-armed Soviet Union was fighting well in the east, and this coupled with Allied victories and successful landings in North Africa and Italy signalled serious efforts to begin planning the Second Front.
General Eisenhower was selected to lead the operation and take the role of Supreme Commander, not because of his supreme command ability but because he was a ‘Political General’, able to keep all the different personalities of the Allied staff happy. All the other senior positions were taken by British staff officers. Air Chief Marshall Tedder would take the role as Deputy Supreme Commander. General Bernard Montgomery was to lead the British, Commonwealth and later Polish 21st Army Group, whilst Air Chief Marshal Leigh Mallory oversaw efforts…
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