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In World War II (as distinct from World War I), the long-planned but often-delayed strike on Germany that finally opened a genuine Second (and Western) Front arrived on June the 6th of 1944. Often referred to as "D-Day", this invasion took place in the Normandy region of France and was successful in leading to the eventual overthrow of Nazi Germany.

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