Monster Essays - Invasion Of Normandy
Invasion Of Normandy
On June6 1944 a massive invasion was waiting to invade on the northern coast of France, that area was called Normandy. The allies had decided to invade Normandy because they wanted to take over the northern part of France. At dawn there was 9 battleships, 23 cruisers, 104 destroyers, and 71 large landing craft including mine sweepers. In all there was about 5,000 ships in all in the invasion that was the largest naval group ever assembled. At 5:50 am the bombs blew up the mines in the shallow water and some defensive positions. Then the troops started toward five beaches; Gold, June, Sword, Omaha....