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  • Southern France
    Tuesday Aug 15, 1944

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Invasion of Southern France

    Southern France
    Tuesday Aug 15, 1944

    Two months later (August 15), the invasion of Southern France took place, and control of forces in the southern invasion passed from the AFHQ to the SHAEF. Many thought that victory in Europe would come by summer's end, but the Germans did not capitulate for almost a year.




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