Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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England in  the spring of 1944 was weighed down by the masses of guns and equipment which the British and Americans had brought together for an early return to the continent. Wags said that but for the barrage balloons, which could be seen straining at their cables throughout the country, the island would sink beneath the waves. The Western world had gathered its might for an unprecedented attack against Hitler's Festung Europa.

- From Pogue's War: Diaries of a WWII Combat Historian by Forrest C. Pogue

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