Britain 1931-1951 D-Day

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Casablanca Conference January 1943
Roosevelt and Churchill agreed that as soon as the Germans and Italians had been defeated in North Africa, the allies would invade Sicily and begin bombing Germany from the air
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Tehran Conference December 1943
Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin met to discuss the continuation of the Second World War. They agreed to set up a second front in France May/June 1944 to ease pressure on the SU who were fighting Germany on the Eastern front alone.
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Operation Fortitude
Normandy was chosen as the site of allied invasion to open up a Second-front. However the allies wanted to deceive the Germans.The British used a double-agent called "Garbo" who told the Germans that the allied invasion would take place in Calais.
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Operation Fortitude p2
Also the plan convinced the Germans that there was a First US army group based in Britain (there wasn't) And a fourth army group in Scotland ready to invade (there was not )
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Operation Overlord
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Tehran Conference December 1943

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Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin met to discuss the continuation of the Second World War. They agreed to set up a second front in France May/June 1944 to ease pressure on the SU who were fighting Germany on the Eastern front alone.

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Operation Fortitude

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Operation Fortitude p2

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Operation Overlord

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