101st Airborne Division

Planning the Normandy Invasion, 1942-1944

The Invasion of Normandy, June 1944

Operation Market Garden, September 1944

The Fall of Paris on August 25, 1944 ended the Normandy campaign, but the Allies were still dependent on the port of Cherbourg for supplies. This caused a reevaluation of the “broad front” strategy that Eisenhower followed, advancing everywhere, rather than Montgomery’s advocacy for narrow thrusts through weak points in the German lines.

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