jun 4, 1944 - D-day: Normandy Landing
Although the entirety of D-Day was longer than one day, Normandy Landing lasted just the one day. The US planned a surprise attack against the Germans to gain land and slow their enemy's growth. But D-day was merely a wake up call for the US, they finally realised what they were up against.
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Key points for America during WWII