The greatest amphibious operation in the history of warfare unfolds with the story of operation Overlord and D-Day, as Allied Forces land at Normandy. Soon Charles de Gaulle leads the victory parade in a Liberated Paris. Germany in retaliation unleashes its new secret V weapon. The Red Army enters Germany and discovers the horrors of Auschwitz. In the Philippines MacArthur fulfils his promise to return, and the islands of Japan writhe under the attacks of the US Air Force. Hitler makes a desperate attempt to save the war in the West with the Battle of the Bulge.