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Vinch, Chuck (fl. 2000) The Stars and Stripes. [(June 5, 2000) - (June 18, 2000)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09557.08 Author/Creator: Vinch, Chuck (fl. 2000) Place Written: s.l. Type: Newspaper clipping Date: 5 June 2000 to 18 June 2000 Pagination: 1 p. ; 35 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: "D-Day: Success and Challenges on the Beaches of Normandy," written by Chuck Vinch, reflects on the reasons behind the success of the Invasion of Normandy. Vinch attributes a large part of the success of the invasion to decieving the German's into believing that the Allied troops were planning a massive attack in Calais, as opposed to Normandy.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: World War IID-Day

Sub Era: Facing the New Millennium

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