West considers D-Day ‘turning point’ of WW2… as if Eastern Front never existed
Immortalized by Hollywood films and critically-acclaimed books, the D-Day landings are often viewed in the West as an unprecedented military victory and operation that broke the back of Nazi Germany. However, a simple examination of the facts shows otherwise: an estimated 110,000 Nazi soldiers were killed, captured, or went missing during the battle for Normandy. For some sobering contrast, Nazi losses in Stalingrad totaled 1.5 million.Also on rt.com The new D-Day? Donald Trump brings a delayed Second Front with UK visit
Then-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt described Stalingrad as the crucial moment of the war – but that’s now a distant memory for EU leaders.
RT examined how the West often forgets that there were two fronts in World War II, and certainly more than one “turning point.”
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