The Main Show

(This is a US/UK-centric web site; no apologies! In any case, for the West, this was the main effort against Germany, in keeping with a military philosophy directed against an enemy's center of gravity. To quote from the CCS directive for OVERLORD:

"You will enter the continent of Europe and ...
undertake operations aimed at the heart of Germany and the destruction of her armed forces."

Links to additional resources

OVERLORD: The Normandy Invasion

Related Resources:
Amphibious Doctrine

General Accounts:


NEPTUNE -- D-Day for the Navy

The Invasion

The Air Campaigns

Additional Resources

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1 February 2012

Compiled and formatted by Patrick Clancey, HyperWar Foundation