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

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

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together - The former Juno Beach D-Day landing zone, where Canadian forces once came ashore, in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France. Once a scene of death and destruction, now a tourist's paradise.

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together - The former Juno Beach D-Day landing zone, where Canadian forces once came ashore, in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France. Once a scene of death and destruction, now a tourist's paradise.

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.

'Into the Jaws of Death' - U.S. Soldiers wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

'Into the Jaws of Death' - U.S. Soldiers wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

World War II paratroopers sitting across from themselves in the same plane that dropped them into Normandy on D-Day. Thank you for your brave service to our nation. God bless.

World War II paratroopers sitting across from themselves in the same plane that dropped them into Normandy on D-Day. Thank you for your brave service to our nation. God bless.

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