The war in Europe was an Allied effort, combining the tactical operations of the British, Canadians, French, and other Western Allies. It would become the US Army’s largest and most complex land campaign of WW2 and complete the destruction of Nazi Germany. The European Theatre was a huge area of heavy fighting across Europe from Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939 until the end of the war with the German unconditional surrender on May 8, 1945 (V-E Day).


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