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Pas De Calais - Map Locator

Pas De Calais - Map Locator Geography Visual Arts World War II

The Allies decided that their "cover" for "Operation Overlord" (the code name for the Normandy Invasion) would take place in the Pas-de-Calais area. 

Their objective was to deceive Germany into thinking that the main assault would take place in the area depicted in this map, not along the beaches of Normandy.


Media Credits

Map, depicting location of Pas-de-Calais in France, by Marmelad; online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

LICENSE:  CC BY-SA 2.5

 

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