Normandy 1944: European Theatre

Normandy '44: European Theater combines a higher level of realism with a more elaborate doctrine system, which incorporates almost 50 different military units that took part in the campaigns of Jun-Sept. 1944. This spectrum ranges from battalions of free Polish and French units serving under the main allied armies to volunteers from the Eastern Front that served in the German Wehrmacht. This is only a small portion of the doctrine variety however, as this mod feature numerous well known units of all factions as well. The mod also features numerous new abilities and custom made units each with a completely revamped size and structure. Between custom made units and structures with historically correct skins, Normandy '44 offers over 150 NEW UNITS, making for an almost endless variety of different scenarios and unit actions. Combined these factors provide for an experience unlike any other mod for COH that has earned us a spot in the Top 100 Mods THE LAST THREE YEARS RUNNING. 
I hope you'll join us.


To Kaylin Michelle Dean; Whom I have found to help me in ways I cannot begin to fathom. I'll never be able to repay you for what you've done, but I would like to think this would be a small symbol of my feelings on the matter. 

Thank you.

And to Alfred, my faithful Cat who sat and continues to sit by me whilst I pour hours and hours into this modification. His love and playful personality are what keep me going no matter how hard both modding and life can be sometimes. Thanks, Alfie.

 Regardless of my own personal dedication, this mod continues it's dedication to our former team member and hallowed friend, Christian Werner von Schlippenbach, who contributed so much.


You can play Normandy 1944: European Theater with ANY VERSION OR COMBINATION OF VERSIONS OF Company of Heroes. Whether it be either of the stand alone versions, COH: Opposing Fronts, COH: Tales of Valor or the base, "Gold" or "Game of the Year" editions.
Any form will work just fine with our modification.

Simply download either the MANUAL OR AUTO-INSTALLER version of v1.7 or the necessary installaion files for the v2.0 ALPHA from our DOWNLOADS section  , install and then follow the icon creation instructions in the READ ME or in our Field Manual, available HERE. 
Do not download any of the versions labeled "OUT DATED".

Playing with a Steam version of COH is also not an issue either. Simply install the mod to your proper folder under this path "Steam > SteamApps > common > (YOUR COH FOLDER)" and follow the icon creation instructions in the READ ME or in our Field Manual, downloadable HERE.


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7 comments by JudgeAlfred on Mar 18th, 2014

Hello everyone; I just wanted to reassure everyone that progress is being made.

I have been quite busy as of late with life though. As a university student studying history I am blessed with more freetime than most, but there are specific times every term in which I need to focus on 2-3 essays during the span of a week. On another note as of March 8th I am now 20 years old. I still hardly believe that I have such a following, to the point where I have even reiceived money.

I cannoy express my thanks enough. It has been a rather odd semester for me in University, as my father now works in a different continent. Regardless enough about me and onto what you actually want to hear!

As of now I have almost finished implementing every new model which I have at my disposal. There are a few left and then there still models I do not have at the moment.

Ruhr has been tasked with completing penetration tables for our vehicles. Many have complained (and rightfully so) that there are unrealistic situations occuring. While the plaveholder values for Armour is done, the lack of updated penettation tables is the issue.

Zupa is continuing his work redoing skins as you all have seen. I have also tasked him with revamping our image. As it has been a year with this modification I saw it appropriate to rebrand ourselves. Partially due to new leadership and partially due to the logic gap in the name.

The new title for those who have noticed is "The Great Crusade 44-45". I found this more general name to allow more leeway in structure and historical representation. If you know what the name is from you get a cookie. :)

As for infantry, I am at a crossroads. I can either wait until Zupa has completed his skins which will be easier and redo units then, or I can try to do so now. It will take a painstaking amount of time either way. On a final note aftet some discussion we have decided to reduce squad sizes. The largest size will now be 8-9 men. Crews will be smaller and teams and squad sizes adjusted to represent purpose. So an infantry section is larger than a recon section, etc.

This decision has been made to increase performance, improve gameplay and help us fine tune balance easier. I still aim for a realistic experience, but I have to cut things down somewhere in order to allow more access to this mod and a more stable experience.

For those wondering where my personal tastes on realism versus gameplay are rooted in; Cdv's Blitzkrieg is in some respects a model.

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N44 1.1 HOTFIX

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A Hotfix which fixes the issues with various ranges on vehicles. Everything should now be as it should be placeholder wise.

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Part five of five of Normandy 44 1.1; I hope you enjoy it!

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Part four of five of Normandy 44 1.1; I hope you enjoy it!

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Dec 31, 2013 Full Version 2 comments

Part two of five of the New Years Release of 1.1; I hope you enjoy it!

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Part three of five of the New Years Release of 1.1; I hope you enjoy it!

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Dec 31, 2013 Full Version 36 comments

Part one of five of the New Years Release of 1.1; Hope you enjoy it!

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ubermensche Feb 13 2014, 5:34am says:

I get a "Bugsplatrc resource DLL not found" error everytime I load the game. Well...sometimes, it's pretty weird. I finish a game, shut it down and then when I reopen it a couple of days later it gives me this.

But my vanilla COH works fine.

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JudgeAlfred Feb 13 2014, 5:57am replied:

That's a crash. It is due to your settings; turn them down.

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ubermensche Feb 13 2014, 12:15pm replied:

Ok I see thanks.

Although I can play all other mods (including Blitzkrieg with HD skins) with the same settings no problem. And I have a pretty damn good computer.

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JudgeAlfred Feb 13 2014, 1:32pm replied:

It's the engine, turn your settings down and it'll work.

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RazvanD Feb 13 2014, 4:22am says:

Can I play the Campaigns with this mod?

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malmborgaj Feb 12 2014, 11:45am says:

Judge, Ive also been having some issues with the mod loading very very slow and then when the starts, it lags really bad. All my settings are at there lowest. I do not have any issues with any of the other mods, any thoughts on that thanks

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JudgeAlfred Feb 12 2014, 11:52am replied:

The amount of content is why. Redoing all of the skins is what will slowly improve the framerate as the mod will have less to load.

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malmborgaj Feb 12 2014, 1:31pm replied:

Okay cool, thanks for the response. So i would need a faster comp down the road?

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JudgeAlfred Feb 13 2014, 5:57am replied:

In theory it will become easier to run as we update all of the skins, but no promises.

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malmborgaj Feb 12 2014, 11:20am says:

Hey really nice work, I think one of the main attractions for me is the skins you've implemented with the infantry. Very realistic to see gear in different layouts on each man, It's really neat and historically accurate too. And the size of the squads are accurate as well, never seen a squad sized element of four men in the service unless you were talking about a fire team ha. Any thoughts on having infantry be able to ride tanks or is that a no go? and was there any word on a 20mm being pushed by infantry? Thanks again

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very nice mod

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Hi guys i need assistance i have been trying to download this mod but it wont let me i get through the instillation but then it tells me some website made it and from there i dont know what any assistance would be greatly appreciated

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