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Normandy Landings, June 6, 1944

Normandy Landings

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab The initial British–Canadian–American Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, the first stage of Operation Overlord), aimed “to secure a lodgement on the continent from which further offensive operations can be developed”. Many preconditions had

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Solomon Islands Campaign, August 7, 1942 – December 25, 1943

Solomon Islands Campaign

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab The Solomon Islands Campaign By April 1942, the Japanese line extended from the Burma–India border, east to the Philippines, New Britain and the Solomon Islands. Air and naval bases at Bougainville and

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