D Day Invasion Research Paper

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D - Day Invasion

Brenden Lahart Albia High School English 9 Mrs. La Rue March 1, 2024.

D-Day Invasion: The Allies will lose the war to turn the tides all in one day. D-Day was in World War II. The Allies are the United States, Canada, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain. Hitler leads the Nazis. Less than a year after D-Day took place, the war ended. D-Day took two years to plan but ultimately impacted the outcome of World War II. The Alles took their time to make D-Day work. The codename for what would later be known as “D-Day” was Operation Overlord (Dwight D. Eisenhower, n.d.), and beaches were given the code names Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword (Dwight D. Eisenhower, n.d.). The Allies gave code names for everything, so the Nazis did
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The Allies changed the outcome of the war. The D-Day invasion started to turn the tide against the Nazis (History.com Editors, 2009). At the end of August 1944, the Nazis were removed from northwestern France (History.com Editors, 2009), preventing Hitler from sending troops from France to build up his Eastern Front to protect against the advancing Soviets (History.com Editors, 2009). It was important because it made it easier for the Soviets to get past enemy lines. The D-Day invasion marked the beginning of the war's end (Roos, 2019). Hitler committed suicide on April 30 (History.com Editors, 2009). Hitler knew he was going to lose the war and eight days later the Nazis surrendered to the Allies. The Allies accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany on May 8, 1945 (History.com Editors, 2009). The Nazis surrendered, meaning the Allies won World War II. The Allies taking their time and waiting for the right moment changed the war forever. The D-Day that ultimately impacted the outcome of World War II took two years to plan. The Allies took their time planning D-Day, so everything would line up and run smoothly. All of the planning paid off when the invasion worked. The Allies pushed their