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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.

The Battle of Normandy, also known as D-Day, took place in 1944 during World War II, when the coastline of Normandy in France was invaded by twelve Allied nations. This detailed infographic depicts exactly how much effort, material, people, and time was put into this series of attacks and carefully-planned fights, as well as the results of the battle.

Revolutionary War Timeline – Events of The American Revolution

World War I by the Numbers - Infographic from the History Channel

Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize winning AP photo of the Feb. 23, 1945 flag raising on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, was originally misidentified by military sources. Originally identified, from left, in this vintage graphic: Pfc. Franklin R. Sousley; Pfc. Ira Hayes; Sgt. Michael Strank; Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class John H. Bradley; Pfc. Rene A. Gagnon; Sgt. Henry O. Hansen. The Marine at far right was later correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal) #

MNN - Mother Nature Networkfrom MNN - Mother Nature Network

Infographic: 10 years after Sept. 11

This Day in History: Sep 11, 2001: Attack on America dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.mnn.com/sites/default/files/user-74/911_large.jpg

November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

... but I digressfrom ... but I digress

December 7, 1941 – Attack on Pearl Harbor

AVENGE PEARL HARBOR! (Disregard, already did it.)

World War II infographic

Pearl Harbor Attack, Ford Island is at right and the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard is in the left ...

Periods and eras in English history. I have revisited history both here and in the UK as it helps to put my ancestors' lives in perspective. It can also lead to discoveries about their accomplishments and activities sometimes.

The Vergefrom The Verge

Photoshop this: Google Glass throughout history

Presidents in Uniform: Ulysses S. Grant, victorious Union general of the Civil War.