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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.


"Operation Overlord" - Code name given to the Allied invasion of Northwest…


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 The Stir

Landing ships putting cargo ashore on one of the invasion beaches at low tide during the first days of the operation.

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

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


US LST 532 Unloads Jeep On Omaha Beach D-Day Normandy 1944


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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.