D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion

D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion

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'Into the Jaws of Death...' - U.S. Soldiers Landing at Normandy on D Day
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Operation Overlord, (also known as D-Day), began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region.  The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning.

Operation Overlord, (also known as D-Day), began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning.

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Normandy - Our boys unloading at Omaha Beach. Lost so many that day.

Normandy - Our boys unloading at Omaha Beach. Lost so many that day.

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D-Day “You are about to embark upon the Greatest Crusade... The eyes of the world are upon you.” Gen. Eisenhower, D-Day: June 6, 1944.

D-Day “You are about to embark upon the Greatest Crusade... The eyes of the world are upon you.” Gen. Eisenhower, D-Day: June 6, 1944.

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D Day on the Normandy Beaches   June 6, 1944 #WWII #War
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Operation Overlord began on 6 June 1944. It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings, and by August there were over 3 000 000 Allied troops in France.

Operation Overlord began on 6 June 1944. It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings, and by August there were over 3 000 000 Allied troops in France.

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