U.S. Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move out over the seawall on “Utah” Beach, after coming ashore. Other troops are resting behind the concrete wall. Photo dated June 9, 1944, but probably taken on “D-Day”, June 6, 1944.

U.S. Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move out over the seawall on “Utah” Beach, after coming ashore. Other troops are resting behind the concrete wall. Photo dated June 9, 1944, but probably taken on “D-Day”, June 6, 1944.

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April 11, 1945: This Day in History from the History Channel. A text site with a timeline regarding the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp.

April 11, 1945: This Day in History from the History Channel. A text site with a timeline regarding the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp.

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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, centred around the date of invasion, 6 June, known as “D-Day”. A series of major commemorations are planned to mark this historic occasion, with events planned in both the United Kingdom, and at various locations along the Normandy Coast.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, centred around the date of invasion, 6 June, known as “D-Day”. A series of major commemorations are planned to mark this historic occasion, with events planned in both the United Kingdom, and at various locations along the Normandy Coast.

Which Allied nations took part in the fighting?     The majority of troops who landed on the D-Day beaches were from the United Kingdom, Canada and the US. However, troops from many other countries participated in D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, in all the different armed services: Australia, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Poland.

Which Allied nations took part in the fighting? The majority of troops who landed on the D-Day beaches were from the United Kingdom, Canada and the US. However, troops from many other countries participated in D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, in all the different armed services: Australia, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Poland.

On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied soldiers assaulted a 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coast of France.

On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied soldiers assaulted a 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coast of France.

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30 Ideas for Date Nights "At Home" - pull an idea, put the kids in bed and spend some time together

30 Ideas for Date Nights "At Home" - pull an idea, put the kids in bed and spend some time together

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