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    D-Day Research Paper

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    France • This invasion was considered one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history. It required very extensive planning • Before D-day, the allies executed a large-scale deception campaign designed to mislead the Germans about the intended invasion target • These Normandy landings have been called the beginning of the end of the war in Europe • By the end of that day an estimated 156,000 allied troops had successfully stormed Normandy’s beaches •…

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    mankind, otherwise known as the Second World War. The Second World War took the lives of over 60 million people, who died of bombings, mass murder, and even starvation. To ensure freedom the Axis Powers were brought to justice by the Allies, the Axis could not distinguish their strength to fight the Allies due to all the weaknesses that prevented them from winning the Second World War. The Axis were weakened by their inability to win major battles throughout the war, which was a costly…

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    the front lines supplied and supported. During the first three days, the U.S. Army and Navy moved 66,285 personnel, 17,766 deadweight tons of cargo, and 7,396 vehicles over Sicily's southern shores. By the end of the first day, the Seventh Army had established a beachhead two to four miles deep and fifty miles wide. In the process, it had captured over 4,000 prisoners at the cost of 58 killed, 199 wounded, and 700 missing. But the situation was still perilous. Axis counterattacks had created…

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    At the beginning of the Second World War, Winston Churchill was viewed as a gifted politician who had changed parties twice, an impulsive man with impractical enthusiasms and a Conservative member who opposed the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Within six years, this reputation of Churchill had turned around completely as he became the Prime Minister, a hard-nosed war leader, and a powerful speaker, constantly encouraging the British people to stay courageous. Churchill was unique in his…

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    ISIS Case Study

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    The war with ISIS in essence is like a guerrilla war where ISIS members, although they carry their black flag, can simply blend in with the local population and make it difficult for our forces to identify. The limited ground forces we send in could play an advisor role and coordinate…

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    During the fifth year of the Second World War (1944), the Allied forces were planning the blueprints for the largest naval, air, and infantry invasion in the history of the world. This offensive was deemed the codename “Operation Overlord,” better known to the public as The Battle of Normandy. There were three major Allied countries involved in the invasion of D-day: The United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States of America. The invasion would begin with a heavy bombardment of German-held…

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    to go away so soon. I looked at those around me. I realized they were not silent because of embarrassment or not knowing what to say, but rather because they knew exactly what to say. That became my favorite moment throughout the entirety of the war. Suddenly, I was back. Back to new faces in the English transport. These faces slowly bumping up and down, swaying as well. I wondered about their stories compared to mine. Drafted straight out of high school, deployed on New Year's Day of…

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    On June 6th, 1944, towards the end of a horrific war, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in order to stop the advance of the German army. This operation was known as D-Day and it was the biggest turning point of World War II. Even 40 years after this battle, Ronald Reagan gave a speech commemorating the men who helped liberate Europe. He spoke to the American people about how not only did these soldiers fight for our nations, but also for freedom. Ronald Reagan, in his speech “On the…

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    on the 1st of September, the Allied forces that were Britain and France declared war on their German neighbour (Layton, 1992). In the end, the Allied forces celebrated their victory against their opponents in 1945, but the outcome of the war wasn’t thanks to Allied strategic successes but to the mistakes of the Axis powers that led to their inevitable downfall. The mistakes that caused the result of the Second World War can be seen in the events of Operation Barbarossa, the Battle of Britain and…

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    Operation Torch is a code name given to an allied operation of the invasion of North Africa, consisted of the France territories , mainly Algiers and Morocco. Historians had argued that Operation Torch and Patton’s role in it as one of the reason why the allies were able to push back the Axis out of Africa, mainly due to the fact of the importance of the operation itself. Operation Torch marks the first campaign in which there exists an Anglo-American cooperation; Winston Churchill himself had…

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