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1. They didn't think Normandy would be the target.

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  • A convoy of Landing Craft Infantry sails across the English Channel toward the Normandy Invasion beaches on D-Day.

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2. No one expected it in June 1944.

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  • Allied Forces during the Invasion of Normandy.

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3. The advance was much faster than expected

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  • American soldiers encountered the newly formed German 352nd Division when landing at Omaha Beach.

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4. How much the Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine failed them

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  • German soldiers of the Kriegsmarine.

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5. The coordination of the Maquis

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  • German troops in Normandy.

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