According to Field Marshal, the overall operational plan considered allies of Paris area as a priority objective after the successful landing of either north or south of the Seine, at which snapped Brittany. From there, they concentrated all the forces would move to Germany. Rommel considered important for the Allies from the operational, political reasons and for reasons of a psychological nature capture the area of ??Paris. Chapter 2 German High Command and the German forces in the West Directive Hitler Western Command was: decisive military action should deploy throughout the Atlantic Wall. The defense should be organized on the coast as the main turn of the resistance, and this line of defense had to hold at all costs. Attempts by the invasion of the enemy must be thwarted either before or during the landing operations, and strengthening of the enemy forces in the occupied positions in certain places should be overturned immediate counterattacks.