After the breakout from Normandy at the end of July 1944 and the Allied landings in southern France on 15 August 1944, the Allies advanced toward Germany more quickly than anticipated. [d] The Allies were faced with several military logistics issues:Nearly half-a-million Nazi soldiers pounced on the Allied Army, catching them unaware in a heavy snowstorm. It began with a massive, 90-minute long artillery barrage that blasted the Allied soldiers. After months of victories, the Allies were forced to fall back.
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