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The Battle of Normandy Map ~ Normandy ~ France ~ "Operation Overlord" began on June 6, 1944. It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings. By August there were over 3,000, 000 Allied troops in France. ~ World War II

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“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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from BuzzFeed

Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

American soldiers line up for a briefing prior to receiving their D-Day assignments. | Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

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from The Stir

Remember D-Day With These Significant & Heart-Wrenching Photos

Operation Overload, otherwise known as D-Day, was the Allied invasion France, which was occupied by Axis powers. The beaches of Normandy were covered with he lost lives of thousands of American Soldiers.

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from theCHIVE

Daily Afternoon Randomness (49 Photos)

World War II paratroopers sitting across from themselves in the same plane that…

from Plog

D-Day in Color, Photographs from the Normandy Invasion

Some of the first American soldiers to attack the German defenses in Higgins Boats (LCVPs) approach Omaha Beach near Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. Plastic covers protect the soldier's weapons against from the water. (Photo by Robert F. Sargent, U.S. Coast Guard/Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

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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.

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from Mashable

'Full Victory — Nothing Else': Iconic D-Day Images for Its 70th Anniversary

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

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from Rare

The incredible story of D-Day, as told through photos

The incredible story of D-Day, as told through photos | Rare

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D-Day During World War II the allied forces planned to create a two front-war by continuing the battle on the east. Also to start a new battle on the western front. In June 1944 the United States, United Kingdom, and a few other countries started the attack. Operation Overload also known as D-Day.

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