What was D- Day? Thecodenameforthefirstdayofamilitaryattack,especiallythe Americanand British invasionofGerman occupied Franceduring WW II onJune6,1944 (Normandy) . Thismarkedthe beginningofthevictoryoftheAlliesinEurope. Germanysurrenderedless thanayearlater.
Answer the following questions after you have read the 2 documents:
1. Who is Eisenhower addressing in his Order of the Day? 2. What words and phrases does Eisenhower use to convey (show) the idea of teamwork? 3. If he is trying to motivate the troops, why does he say, “Your task will not be an easy one”? 4. What is the importance of honesty in communication? 5. What historical information about WWII can you learn from studying this document? 6. After reading Eisenhower’s D-Day failure message, describe his concept of taking responsibility. 7. Why do you think Eisenhower gives so little information about the attempted invasion? 8. What historical information about D-Day can you learn from studying this document? 9. Describe Eisenhower’s personality based solely on these two documents. 10.What other primary sources of information would you want to have to create a fuller description of Eisenhower?