Victory in the Skies: Japan and Germany Defeated
Just one week after D-Day, France was home to more than 500,000 allied soldiers. Victory in the Skies deals with their incredible advance across Europe in the days following the invasion at Normandy. Air power was the driving force in the Allied push.
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