WWII D-Day

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WWII D-Day

  1. 1. Canada and D-Day and Liberation WWII
  2. 2. The Allies Advance • The Allies’ advance through Italy was difficult, but on June 4, 1944, they finally took Rome • Fighting continued in Italy until the spring of 1945 • Success in Rome is followed immediately by the biggest Allied invasion of the war
  3. 3. Operation Overlord • On June 6, 1944, “D-Day,” the Allies launched “Operation Overlord” — a full-scale invasion of Europe • The Allies had learned from the disaster at Dieppe • This time the invasion was planned and rehearsed down to the smallest detail

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