Remembering D-Day on June 6th

On June 6th, 1944, Allied troops commanded the largest seaborne invasion in history on the beach of Normandy, France. D-Day is a time to remember the sacrifices made by those who participated in this mission.

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10 things you need to know about D-Day:

  1. D-Day was the start of Operation ‘Overlord’
  2. ‘Overlord’ opened the long-awaited second front against Germany
  3. D-Day required detailed planning
  4. D-Day was an international effort
  5. The largest naval, air and land operation in history
  6. German defences in Normandy varied in effectiveness
  7. D-Day was possible because of allied efforts elsewhere
  8. There is more to Normandy than D-Day
  9. North-west Europe was the most significant campaign fought by the Western Allies
  10. There were many ‘D-Days’ throughout the war

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