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Why Didn’t Nazi Germany Use Chemical Warfare During the D-Day Invasion?


Key point: Berlin didn’t know where or when the invasion would be. And even if they did, they were doomed because of the Soviets anyway.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s face was grim but composed as he read a short message to the assembled group of reporters on the morning of June 7, 1944.

“Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops. My decision to attack at this time and place was based upon the best information available. The troops, the air and the navy did all that bravery and devotion to duty could do. If any…



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