D-Day "Operation Overload"
"Unless we can land overwhelming forces and beat the Nazis in battle in France, Hitler will never be defeated." Winston Churchill
Omaha Beach is a 3-mile long stretch of beach overlooked by high cliffs. Along the actual beach a 10-foot high concrete sea wall, with German 88-mm guns perched at the top. The only exits off the beach were through steep ravines.
The US 1st and 29th infantry divisions assaulted the beach. These men were not guaranteed armored support. The extremely rough seas of the 10 mile approach made it difficult for the tanks to get ashore and as a result only 1 of th…
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