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the Allies

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe Alliesthe Alliesthe group of countries including Britain and the US that fought together in the First and Second World Wars ally
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the AlliesBy then D day was history, and the Allies had recaptured Paris.The time had come to grab power and greet the Allies on their arrival.By the end of January the allies claimed to have flown over 30,000 sorties.These obstacles were not finally overcome until May 1944; in June the Allies liberated Rome.He could not expect the support of the Allies, but, more importantly, neither would he face active hostility.So I not blame those people here in Britain who support the war and who hope that the allies win.George fretted away a whole year there until the Allies landed in Sicily.
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