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June 6, 1944 - France has been invaded and is controlled by the German army. The Allies, countries fighting together to defeat Germany, attack Normandy in northern France. The most massive invasion in world history will be remembered as D-Day. More than 4,000 ships, 10,000 airplanes and 175,000 troops cross a body of water called the English Channel and overwhelm the Germans. Now, the Allies can fight their way eastward across Europe in pursuit of the German army.