D-Day - The Assault on Omaha Beach Essay by starwolf4888

D-Day - The Assault on Omaha Beach
A look at the Omaha Beach Landing and the plans and preparations leading up to it.
# 63240 | 2,836 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Jan 11, 2006 in History (U.S. World Wars) , History (European - World Wars)


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This paper looks at the plans of Operation Overlord and new technologies invented to aid the assault. Focuses on Omaha Beach and how events played out for the landing troops. The assault itself is the main topic of the paper. Appendix contains the troop load-out of a typical assault craft.

From the Paper:

"As dawn loomed just over the horizon, Operation Overlord was in serious trouble. With paratrooper misdrops all over Normandy and landing craft miles off course, the carefully thought out plans of D-Day were quickly falling apart. The fate of the world no longer rested on the preparations of months past, but on the courage and resourcefulness of Allied troops. No one was ready for what those soldiers were about to face. To understand where everything fell apart, one must start at the beginning and look at the plans, the naval bombardments, and the fateful landings that changed the world forever."

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