Eisenhower and Operation Overlord
Lecture no. 18 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History
Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
By early 1944, an Allied invasion of northwestern Europe was no longer in doubt; the only questions were where and when. The preconditions for invasion and the differences within the Allied camp over timing, command structure, and the final plan—along with the Germans' own calculations, problems, and limitations—make for a fascinating lecture.