It Appears The D-Day Invasion Was *Never* About Defeating Hitler

A counterintuitive look at Operation Overlord

The most common military phrase on this day was probably “Charlie-Fox”. If you don’t know what that means, then you’ve never been in the military. (Wikimedia Commons)
Soviet Premier Josef Stalin, one of the most cruel, murderous, and sociopathic humans to have ever lived.
Invasion of Sicily by British and American troops. “Sir, I think Hitler’s not here, but in Germany. Why are we here instead, sir?” (source)
Soviet trenches outside Moscow, 1941. At least they had winter clothing. Many of the German soldiers didn’t. (Pinterest)
The Red Army raises the Soviet flag above the Reichstag in Berlin (source)
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A political cartoon published after the German-Russian Nonaggression Pact was signed in 1939 (Medium)

Retired Navy. Inveterate contrarian. If I haven’t done it, I’ve usually done something close.

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