Invasion 1944 is a historically accurate World War Two total conversion mod for ARMA 2: Combined Operations(ARMA2 + Arrowhead) centering on the European theater.

United States - 1st & 29th Infantry Division, 5th Ranger Battalion, 82nd & 101st Parachute Infantry Regiment.
British - Infantry Airborne Division, British Commandos.
Germany - Heer, Heer-Camoflagued, Fallschirmjäger, Schutzstaffel.
With over 30 infantry weapons.

30+ German vehicles - including tanks, recon vehicles and troop carriers.
20+ Allied vehicles - including tanks, recon vehicles, troop carriers and landing craft.
15+ Allied Axis fighters, bombers and transport planes

Omaha V2 (Greatly enhanced and expanded)
Merderet V2 (Re-imagined and expanded)
Merderet Winter Version
Battle of the Bulge map by prowler
Neaville by McNools

40 MP Missions
15 SP Missions

Over an hour of original music by SFG

Ballistics coding
Weapon Resting (automatic or manual)
Prone AT Weapon Firing
Custom Weapon Animations (holding and reloading)
New movement animations (jumping, crouch sliding etc)
Hit animations
New detailed player wounding system
Overhauled In-game User interface
Hand signals
Crew served weapons (Moving/Rotating static weapons, adding/removing ammo, mounting/unmounting weapons on tripods)
Crate vehicle-loading system
Overpressure effect
Tank damage and immersion system
New Tank HUD
New cursor- name tag system
New main menu UI

This is the full version 2.666 of the Invasion 1944 - D-Day mod!!
This archive contains all patches released up until patch version 2.666 hotfix!
With this full version 2.666 you also need the hotfix also available under downloads, and than you will have an up to date version!
As we always recommend use modfolders to separate the custom content from the official game content to prevent problems. For different ways to set up your modfolders and use them please visit Armaholic's FAQ.
When you are using the Steam version you can find a Steam mod installation and activation FAQ here. (Armaholic)

Included .pbo files:
To many to list

This mod requires both ArmA2 AND Operation Arrowhead to be installed as Combined Operations to work as intended. It will not work on a standalone ARMA2 or Operation Arrowhead installation as it uses many content and features from both.

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Invasion 1944 V2.666

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V2.666 is now on MODDB. Catch up with the latest version of the mod!

Work has begun on ArmA3!

Work has begun on ArmA3!

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We have started development on the ArmA 3 version of the mod.

Invasion 1944 2.62 News!

Invasion 1944 2.62 News!

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Invasion 1944 v2.62 coming soon.... 2.6 can be downloaded from MODDB.

Invasion 1944 v2.6 Released!

Invasion 1944 v2.6 Released!

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Invasion 1944 v2.6 Released, download from MODDB or

Invasion 1944 v2.51

Invasion 1944 v2.51

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Invasion 1944 v2.51 for Combined Operations has been released!

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CBA: Community Base Addons (Required)

CBA: Community Base Addons (Required)

Script 2 comments

A common addon that must be running at the same time with most ARMA 2 Mods (including Invasion 1944). Needed for many custom scripts.

v2.666 Hotfix (NEEDED)

v2.666 Hotfix (NEEDED)

Patch 0 comments

Drag to Full Version directory and overwrite. Fixes essential problems!

Invasion 1944 V2.666

Invasion 1944 V2.666

Full Version 14 comments

Realistic WW2 Total Conversion as featured in PC Gamer magazine! FULL VERSION

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do editor works with this mod texures

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Invasion1944 Creator

You can use the mission editor with the mod, yes.

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maybe you can help me. i have steam, and steam installed arma2 and arma2-oa into two different folders. well i already did some research and tried different ways, but i cant get this mod to work.the problem is (i think) that the game (combiend operations) doesnt shows me the mod under "expansions". i installed the mod (@I44CO) and @CBA, but the game just doesnt seem to recognize it. the install.exe createt the folder @I44CO, in my game datafolder. (...steamapps\common\arma 2\@I44CO). same for the @CBA. is that right? or should i install it into the arma-oa folder? maybe copy it into an addon folder? can you help me?

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This took me a while to figure out too, but here's what you do.

1. (assuming you start with no mods installed, as if you just downloaded it with steam) You copy/paste all the files in your "steamapps/common/arma 2" directory, into your "steamapps/common/arma 2 operation arrowhead" directory. (this way you have the original arma 2 files still in the original directory as backup)
2. Put your mod files into the "steamapps/common/arma 2 operation arrowhead" directory, just like you had them, only in Operation Arrowhead.
3. Your pretty much done now, so start Operation Arrowhead up (NOT COMBINED OPS) and when you get to the main menu, go to expansions, then select your mods (@I44CO, @CBA, ALSO CHECK ARMA 2). Then the game will restart, running the mods, and will continue to run the mods at startup until you change the expansions list again.
You can also edit the steam properties for Operation Arrowhead to run the mods at startup if you like, but I didn't tell the steps to do that because I explained a simpler way to do the same thing. There are other things that can be done with the steam game properties; however, such as, getting rid of the startup logos.
Anyways I hope this helped and that you will have no more problems, if you do; however, just say so. :)

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You need to place both @CBA and @I44CO folders into your (...steamapps\common\arma 2 operation arrowhead\). After you've done that go to your steam game library, right click on ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead and select "Properties". Once that is done click "Set Launch Options" and type this in "-mod=expansion;@CBA;@I44CO" (without the " marks) and press OK. Next time you run Combined Operations the game should run both CBA and Invasion 44. Cheers! Good luck. If you're up for a game add me on steam by the way: anthonyat33

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I'm not 100% on how steam versions work, but from what I gather you need to run the v2.5(and onwards) as Combined Operations, it will not work with standalone OA or ArmA2. I have a non steam installation and both games install to the same directory and run off the OA exe with access to the A2 content.

These two threads on our public forums may be of help to you:

The second link is probably of most use as it describes how to run a steam installation as Combined Operations. Sorry I can't give more info but not owning the steam versions I have never had to suffer its awkwardness with A2.

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****** lag ruins this game otherwise it would be epic

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Invasion1944 Creator

v2.6 should improve lag some.

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I tried to register in your forums, but it wouldnt let me. I just wanted to say I've been following this mod since 2001 when I stumbled upon your website and almost had a heart attack. I've always wanted a WW2 based game that gave a sense of immersion, and not just a typical on rails fps. It was my mistake to be a silent follower all this time, I know the more expressed support the more chance you will carry on. This mod was the reason for me buying ofp and it's expansions, arma, and recently arma 2. I have to say you guys have kept your word and made this what you promised it to be and it is amazing. I'll be looking forward to future releases, keep up the great work! I can't imagine the amount of satisfaction you guys have when you finally relax and test your work, I recently tried to learn to make an island for personal use, when I realized that was way over my head I tried to retexture a vehicle... needless to say I spent countless hours reading and setting up tools and ended being more confused than when I started. Thank you for your years of hard work and dedication to bring this to us.

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Invasion1944 Creator

Thanks much, Echo!

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This mod has came a long ways. I hope it gets even better!

Nov 30 2011 by Computica

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