Friday, May 4, 2018

Nine Reasons Why Hitler Believed That D-Day Was a Feint

 

One of the most extraordinary things about the D-Day landings of 1944 was Hitler’s response. The German Fuhrer was utterly convinced the attack was a feint. Even as thousands of Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy and headed inland, he remained certain the real attack was still to come. He was so sure the Allies would land in the Calais region that he held back troops there for vital weeks after the invasion.

Why was he so thoroughly convinced?

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4 comments:

  1. Very interesting insights. I knew some, but not all of the reasons mentioned in the article. #10 could be used as an analogy for the lab where I worked.............

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    1. #10 could be used as an analogy for the lab where I worked.............

      :)

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  2. I am not sure. Somewhere I saw that it was his own generals that persuaded him. But on his own feelings he would have pin pointed the date and place exactly!

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