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D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion 70 years ago.

D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion 70 years ago.

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites: A Driving Tour of More Sites around Ste-Mere-Eglise and Utah Beach

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites: A Driving Tour of More Sites around Ste-Mere-Eglise and Utah Beach

93-year old D-Day veteran Robert Blatnik returns to Omaha Beach in Normandy

93-year old D-Day veteran Robert Blatnik returns to Omaha Beach in Normandy

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.

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'Into the Jaws of Death...' - U.S. Soldiers Landing at Normandy on D Day

'Into the Jaws of Death...' - U.S. Soldiers Landing at Normandy on D Day

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.

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.

I am all for for historical trips and tours, so imagine my excitement when we visited the D-Day Beaches in Normandy, France! #travel #beach

D-Day Beaches in Normandy: A WWII Historical Tour

I am all for for historical trips and tours, so imagine my excitement when we visited the D-Day Beaches in Normandy, France! #travel #beach

Half-Day Tour to the British D-Day Beaches Including the Sword Beach Sector from Bayeux  A morning guided tour of the important locations in the Sword Sector of the British D-Day landing sites. Guided by a professional English-speaking guide, you will discover the locations where British Airborne forces landed in the early hours of D-Day morning to capture the bridge code named, "Pegasus." You will also see where British seaborne forces landed on the beach code named as, "Swor...

Half-Day Tour to the British D-Day Beaches Including the Sword Beach Sector from Bayeux A morning guided tour of the important locations in the Sword Sector of the British D-Day landing sites. Guided by a professional English-speaking guide, you will discover the locations where British Airborne forces landed in the early hours of D-Day morning to capture the bridge code named, "Pegasus." You will also see where British seaborne forces landed on the beach code named as, "Swor...

War Cemetary and The D Day Landing Beaches of  Normandy France

War Cemetary and The D Day Landing Beaches of Normandy France

Juno Beach - 6 june 1944  Normandie - FRANCE. Where Canada, the Canadians landed on D Day. Canadian tank.

Juno Beach - 6 june 1944 Normandie - FRANCE. Where Canada, the Canadians landed on D Day. Canadian tank.

Wreckage Of A Republic P-47, Which Crashed During The D-Day Invasion, Lies On The Battle-Scarred Beach Of Normandy, France. 22 June 1944. (U...

Remembering D-Day, 66 years ago

Wreckage Of A Republic P-47, Which Crashed During The D-Day Invasion, Lies On The Battle-Scarred Beach Of Normandy, France. 22 June 1944. (U...

D-Day revisited: how landscapes scarred by war in 1944 look today - Telegraph The modern view: tourists enjoy the sunshine on the former Juno Beach D-Day landing zone, where Canadian forces came ashore, in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France Picture: REUTERS/Chris Helgren

D-Day revisited: how landscapes scarred by war in 1944 look today

D-Day revisited: how landscapes scarred by war in 1944 look today - Telegraph The modern view: tourists enjoy the sunshine on the former Juno Beach D-Day landing zone, where Canadian forces came ashore, in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France Picture: REUTERS/Chris Helgren