Invasion of France
The Invasion of France may refer to one of the following:
- Invasion of France (1746), a failed Austro-Italian invasion attempt against southern France supported by the British navy
- Invasion of France (1794), Flanders Campaign, an attempt, led by Britain and Austria, to invade France and defeat the French Revolution
- Invasion of France (1795)Invasion of France (1795)The invasion of France in 1795 or the Battle of Quiberon was a major landing on the Quiberon peninsula by émigré, counter-revolutionary troops in support of the Chouannerie and Vendée Revolt, beginning on 23 June and finally definitively repulsed on 21 July...
, a British-backed force of French Emigres landed in Quiberon attempting to overthrow the French Revolution
- Invasion of France (1813), a British-led coalition invaded Napoleon's France to the south while a multi-national coallition attacked from the north
- Invasion of France (1815), an Allied invasion of France following the Battle of Waterloo
- Invasion of France (1870), the Prussian invasion of France as part of the Franco-Prussian War
- Invasion of France (1914), German forces invaded France as part of the Schliefen Plan in the First World War
- Invasion of France (1940)Battle of FranceIn the Second World War, the Battle of France was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries, beginning on 10 May 1940, which ended the Phoney War. The battle consisted of two main operations. In the first, Fall Gelb , German armoured units pushed through the Ardennes, to cut off and...
, the fall of France to Nazi German forces
- Invasion of France (1944)Operation OverlordOperation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings...
, the Allied Invasion of France: Operation Overlord