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  1. The Allies amassed troops and equipment in Britain. They also increased the number of air strikes and bombings in German territory.
  2. Paratroopers jumped out of planes using parachutes, in order to destroy key targets and capture bridges. Then thousands of planes dropped bombs on German defenses.
  3. Members of the French Resistance sabotaged the Germans by cutting telephone lines and destroying railroads.
  4. By the end of D-Day, over 150,000 troops had landed in Normandy.
  5. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Omar Bradley, United States. Bernard Montgomery and Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Britain. Erwin Rommel and Gerd von Rundstedt, Germany.