World War II. The Commonwealth alone. With France’s surrender, Britain and its Commonwealth stand alone against the Axis powers Operation Sea Lion Germany’s plan to invade England Required “complete air dominance” over the English Channel
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A second front has been opened in Europe and the Allies believe it is time to launch the invasion of France
They choose a stretch of land in Normandy near Caen
Taking lessons learned at great cost at Dieppe, the Allies hide their preparations and fake a landing near Calais
On June 6, after being cancelled twice due to weather, the largest invasion fleet (156,000 soldiers plus 195,000 naval personnel) ever assembled crosses the English channel and lands on the beaches of Normandy