Final Chapter (1944-1945) – Allied Road to Victory
During the final years of the war, the Allies became increasingly confident that their victory was simply a matter of time. The enemy had been defeated on all fronts and driven back to their national borders. The focus of propaganda at this time was to maintain national resolve, and to maintain momentum for final victory.
- 5 June 1944, General Dwight Eisenhower (Allied Commander in Europe), delivered a speech to the Allied soldiers about to assault Axis occupied Europe in the D-Day landings: ‘The tide has turned! The free men of the world are marching together to victory!…’.