Decisive Battles of Hitler's War: Normandy to the Rhine
In November 1943 at the Tehran Conference, Churchill agreed to an offensive that would once again bring his British forces to full scale combat with the Nazis. Allied Supreme Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower arrived in London in January 1944 for final planning. The obvious route to France was heavily defended and lacked a major port. The only feasible alternative were the beaches of Normandy.
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