Today’s history lesson…
The exact makeup of the troops at Normandy on June 6, 1944 will likely be discussed and dissected for years to come. The Germans relied on a mix of battle hardened veterans, conscripts, and even soldiers pressed into service from captured armies—there were even a few Koreans who had been conscripted by the Japanese, captured by the Soviets in the brief 1939 border war, captured again by the Germans, and then sent to Normandy!
Read the rest: The Guns of D-Day
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