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* ItsRainingMen: ''Spearhead'' starts off with Barnes parachuting into Normandy on the night of June 6th, 1944. He even comes across a squad of British paratroopers when he finds out that's he been dropped way off target. ''Breakthrough'', meanwhile, has Baker assigned to the glider infantry, during the Sicily invasion in July 1943.

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* ItsRainingMen: ItsRainingMen:
** During the start of the 6th level in ''Allied Assault'', Powell is forced to drop behind enemy lines at tree level, so to avoid detection.
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''Spearhead'' starts off with Barnes parachuting into Normandy on the night of June 6th, 1944. He even comes across a squad of British paratroopers when he finds out that's he been dropped way off target.
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''Breakthrough'', meanwhile, has Baker assigned to the glider infantry, during the Sicily invasion in July 1943.

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* HoldTheLine:
** The end part of ''Allied Assault's'' 5th mission has Powell and the Allied King Tiger crew hold off a German counterattack led by a battalion of Tiger tanks.
** The 3rd Bastogne mission in ''Spearhead'' has Barnes and his platoon holding back a German tank and infantry assault.
** The Monte Battaglia mission in ''Breakthrough'' has Baker and the rest of his division holding back a major German offensive.


* TheGreatestHistoryNeverTold: ''Breakthrough'', in comparison to the original game and ''Spearhead'', covers several battles that are largely forgotten or overshadowed, namely the Italian campaign's Battle of Anzio and Monte Cassino, and even the Gothic Line campaign.

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* TheGreatestHistoryNeverTold: ''Breakthrough'', in comparison to the original game and ''Spearhead'', ''Breakthrough'' covers several battles that are largely forgotten or overshadowed, namely the Italian campaign's Battle Battles of Anzio and Monte Cassino, and even as well as the Gothic Line campaign.

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* TheGreatestHistoryNeverTold: ''Breakthrough'', in comparison to the original game and ''Spearhead'', covers several battles that are largely forgotten or overshadowed, namely the Italian campaign's Battle of Anzio and Monte Cassino, and even the Gothic Line campaign.


* DeathFromAbove: Two missions in ''Allied Assault'' require Powell to call in air support via P-47 Thunderbolts, to attack German gun positions and tanks.

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* DeathFromAbove: DeathFromAbove:
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Two missions in ''Allied Assault'' require Powell to call in air support via P-47 Thunderbolts, to attack German gun positions and tanks.tanks.
** The final portion of the Monte Battaglia level in ''Breakthrough'' has Baker and his unit calling in the 15th Air Force to carpet bomb the castle they're in, just as the Germans are about to overwhelm their position.


** In ''Breakthrough'', the cutscenes featuring historic StockFootage are combined with narrations from prominent Allied figures such as UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomery and UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill.

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** In ''Breakthrough'', the cutscenes featuring historic StockFootage are combined with narrations from prominent Allied figures such as UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomery UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomery, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt, and UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill.


** In ''Breakthrough'', the cutscenes featuring historic StockFootage are combined with narrations from prominent Allied figures such as UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomerey and UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill.

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** In ''Breakthrough'', the cutscenes featuring historic StockFootage are combined with narrations from prominent Allied figures such as UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomerey UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomery and UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill.


* HistoricalDomainCharacter: The pre-mission briefing for "Omaha Beach" is given by General Dwight Eisenhower.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: HistoricalDomainCharacter:
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The pre-mission briefing for "Omaha Beach" is given by General Dwight Eisenhower.Eisenhower.
** In ''Breakthrough'', the cutscenes featuring historic StockFootage are combined with narrations from prominent Allied figures such as UsefulNotes/BernardLawMontgomerey and UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill.

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* SoleSurvivor: Powell becomes the only surviving member of his Ranger team in the first mission in the original game, after the other Rangers he's are killed in a German ambush.


* BattleInTheRain: ''Allied Assault's'' "Day of the Tiger" and ''Spearhead's'' "Berlin" take place in rainy weather.

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* BattleInTheRain: ''Allied Assault's'' "Day of the Tiger" and Tiger", ''Spearhead's'' "Berlin" "Berlin", and ''Breakthrough's'' ''Monte Cassino'' and ''Monte Battaglia'' take place in rainy weather.


* AnachronismStew: ''Breakthrough'', in contrast to the original game and ''Spearhead'', have quite a few anachronisms, such as introducing a sniper variant of the Lee-Enfield that wasn't made ''until the 1970''.

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* AnachronismStew: ''Breakthrough'', in contrast to the original game and ''Spearhead'', have quite a few anachronisms, such as introducing a sniper variant of the Lee-Enfield that wasn't made ''until the 1970''.


* AnachronismStew: ''Breakthrough'', in contrast to the original game and ''Spearhead'', have quite a few anachronisms, such as introducing a sniper variant of the Lee-Enfield that wasn't made ''until the 1980s''.

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* AnachronismStew: ''Breakthrough'', in contrast to the original game and ''Spearhead'', have quite a few anachronisms, such as introducing a sniper variant of the Lee-Enfield that wasn't made ''until the 1980s''.1970''.

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* AnachronismStew: ''Breakthrough'', in contrast to the original game and ''Spearhead'', have quite a few anachronisms, such as introducing a sniper variant of the Lee-Enfield that wasn't made ''until the 1980s''.


* CollapsingLair: In ''Allied Assault'', the player must escape from Fort Schmerzen as the whole fortress is rocked by explosions.

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* CollapsingLair: CollapsingLair:
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In ''Allied Assault'', the player Powell must escape from Fort Schmerzen as the whole fortress is rocked by explosions.explosions.
** In ''Breakthrough'', Baker and his surviving unit escape from the Monte Battaglia castle just as American bombers flatten the place.



* EarnYourHappyEnding: Barnes' ending narration in ''Spearhead'' states that Berlin fell just a few weeks after his mission behind enemy lines, with his Soviet allies from his mission getting their revenge on the Germans in the process. Barnes himself states that he'll more than likely get his ticket home not long after, what with the War in Europe effectively coming to a close.

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Barnes' ending narration in ''Spearhead'' states that Berlin fell just a few weeks after his mission behind enemy lines, with his Soviet allies from his mission getting their revenge on the Germans in the process. Barnes himself states implies that he'll more than likely get his ticket home not long after, what with the War in Europe effectively coming to a close.


* NoEnding: ''Allied Assault'' and ''Breakthrough'' end with Powell and Baker escaping with the rest of their units from an enemy CollapsingLair, which then cut to the end credit scene shortly afterwards.

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* NoEnding: ''Allied Assault'' and ''Breakthrough'' end with Powell and Baker escaping with the rest of their units from an enemy CollapsingLair, which then cut having accomplished their objectives. Immediately after this, the game cuts to the end credit scene shortly afterwards.scenes.

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