On June 6th, 1944 the combined armies of the Allied Nations undertook a mission to liberate Europe from the oppression of the Axis powers.
Hitler had a wall built on the Atlantic Coast to stop this invasion. Under the guidance of Erwin Rommel, this wall became the pride of the German Army. With large coastal artillery and a large garrison of troops, Rommel was ready for the Allied attack.
Eisenhower was intent on keeping German reinforcements from entering the battle. To do this, newly created airborne units were parachuted into France on the morning of the 6th.
The main force of seaborne infantry attacked the beach after daybreak on the 6th. After facing stiff German resistance and due to tremendous courage on the beaches of Normandy, the Allies began to break through the Atlantic Wall. Slowly the forces of the Americans, British and Canadians were reorganized and readied for the drive inland...