What Are Hitler's Mistakes In Ww2

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A: Plan of Investigation The D-Day attack of June 6, 1944 is often cited as the critical battle of World War 2. This investigation will analyze Allied intelligence, German military, and German governmental factors that led to the victory of the Allies on D-Day, the cited “climactic battle of World War II”, using events and decisions made from 1943 to D-Day, June 6, 1944. This investigation will examine mistakes made by Hitler and his military staff, problems with the German defense, and what the Allies did to ensure their success in the battle, the beginning of the end of the war. B: Summary of Evidence Hitler’s Mistakes Hitler hoped there would be no invasion, saying “I can’t help feeling that the whole thing’s a shameless charade.” Hitler thought the invasion would come at Pas de Calais. Hitler held the…show more content…
He was born in 1920, and was 23 on the day that Normandy was invaded. This gives value to the source because Ryan was not just a historian who researched the event in order to write his book, he was alive and hearing all the radio broadcasts and reading the newspaper stories. As a journalist, he likely interviewed many people to write his own news stories. However, this also creates a limitation because Ryan was not a soldier. He was not in the battle for Normandy. He lived in London, but he was not a participant in the invasion, so he cannot say exactly what went on from his perspective. The purpose of the book, entitled The Longest Day is to tell a more complete story of Operation Overlord than had previously been told. While this is valuable to this paper, as it is only about D-Day and the planning that took place in order for it to happen, there is a limitation because it does not talk about the events that lead to the Allies starting to plan the invasion, only the few weeks beforehand in which the crucial deception was
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