The battle of normandy

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The battle of normandy

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  2. 2. SCOPE Introduction Which country involve? When the war begin? Whom incharge? Where was D-Day fought? What weapon were used? Casualties Conclusion Q&A 2
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION Early morning on the 6th of June 1944. Crossing the English Channel to reach the Normandy, France. 3
  4. 4. WHO FOUGHT IN THE BATTLE? 12 Allied Nations… & The German Forces Allied Marines approaching Omaha Beach 4
  5. 5. WHEN DID IT Planning for BEGAN? “Operation Overlord” began in 1942. Naval invasion nicknamed “Operation Neptune.” Originally planned for June 5th, 1944. Invasion executed on June 6th, 1944. 5
  6. 6. WHO WAS INCHARGE?  Allies: General Dwight D. Eisenhower  German Forces: Erwin Rommel, Gerd von RundstedtGeneral Eisenhower talking to troops Rommel inspecting beach defenses.before invasion. 6
  7. 7. WHERE THE WAR BEGAN?  Five Beaches:A Personnel Landing Craft Vehicle fromU.S Coast Guard manned USS Samuel Chase Omaha, Gold, Sword,disembarks troops of the U.S Army FirstDivision on the morning of June at Omaha Juno, Utah.beach 7
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  9. 9. WHAT WEAPON WERE USED?  Armored vehicles created specially for the attack.  Sherman “swimming” tank; Churchill Crocodile Flame throwing tank.  AVRE,parachutes, gliders, warships,Scene on Omaha Beach during the afternoon of transport vessels. 6 June 1944 9
  10. 10. TOTAL CASUALTIES  No official figure.  More than 425,000 Allied and German troops were killed or wounded.  More than 209,000 Allied casualties.  15,000 - 20,000 French Civilians were killed during battle.  Captured German were sent to America prisoner of war camps.l 10
  11. 11. CONCLUSION The best strategies achieved from many ideas suggested by brilliant leaders from Allied countries. Preparation and determination leads to victory Carelessness a major factor the lose of Germany. Germany underestimated the strength and equipments of the enemies. Contribution of the genius towards the forces. 11
  12. 12. Lesson Learn 12

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