From Training to Combat: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Allied Airborne Army’s Preparation for D-Day

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced his plan to create an Allied Airborne Army as part of the buildup for World War II, few understood the monumental task that would be entailed in preparing and executing a successful D-Day invasion. But behind closed doors and beneath the radar, several ambitious individuals were busy concocting plans…

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The Legacy of the Allied Airborne Army: How Their Tactics Shaped Modern Warfare

The Allied Airborne Army of World War II was an unstoppable force, whose remarkably daring and innovative tactics secured countless victories in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. Their legends spread quickly as reports all over Europe commemorated their bravery and success, prompting many countries to replicate their strategies throughout the war and beyond. Indeed,…

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