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War Stories

Operation Dragoon: The Other D-Day

The Allied landings in the French Riviera

Allied fleet off the coast of Southern France (Public domain)

The original plans for Operation Overlord called for amphibious landings all over France, not just in Normandy. Military planners wanted to open up multiple French fronts in order to split the German forces and sow confusion among Axis commanders in the region. Early plans called for simultaneous landings at Normandy as well as in…

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Wars are often portrayed as large singular events in history but every conflict is a menagerie of thousands of small stories that make up one superior narrative. These are those stories.

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