World Battlefronts, THE WAR: July, 1944

General Eisenhower's prediction that the war in Europe would be won this year began to look more like a strict calculation than a wishful forecast. Germany's outlook was far blacker in July 1944 than it was in July 1918, when her last grand offensive had barely been stopped.

The Reich's dread of a two-front war had become a staggering reality of three, with more to follow if the Allies decided that more amphibious attacks on the Continent were necessary. The Allies' breakthrough of the Atlantic Wall had been followed by an even greater...

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