Operation Overlord: D-Day June 6, 1944

Utah Beach - D-Day

nhd.weebly.com – The invasion of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, was a decisive battle during World War II. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle resulted in the Allied liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany’s control and by the end of spring, the Germans had been defeated by the Allies. The invasion began on June 6, 1944, known as D-Day, when American, British, and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a fifty-mile shore.

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