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Operation Overlord was the codename for the Invasion of Europe in France. The operation commenced on June 6, 1944 with the Normandy Landings (codenamed Operation Neptune [invasion phase], commonly known as D-Day).
The operation launched the invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II by the Western Allies.
Utah Beach - SummaryEdit
- Main article: Utah Beach
Initial landings in Normandy have been successful so far. Survive the initial German counterattacks and set up a foothold for the next wave of Allied reinforcements.
The Hedgerow War - SummaryEdit
- Main article: The Hedgerow War
The initial invasion has succeeded and a foothold has been established. Capture the city of Valognes under heavy artillery fire, counterattacks from German and captured French armor, and Luftwaffe raids.
The Battle Of Cherbourg - SummaryEdit
- Main article: The Battle Of Cherbourg
The Germans have been pushed back and Allied Forces have moved into the area. With your allies covering you, capture the port of Cherbourg while breaking through heavy German forces and sustaining attacks from Luftwaffe remnants in the area.
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