Find out more about the history of D-Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of D-Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

What were Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune and the Battle of Normandy? When did they take place?    The armed forces use codenames to refer to the planning and execution of specific military operations. Operation Overlord was the codename for the Allied invasion of north-west Europe. The assault phase of Operation Overlord was known as Operation Neptune. [Cont.]

What were Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune and the Battle of Normandy? When did they take place? The armed forces use codenames to refer to the planning and execution of specific military operations. Operation Overlord was the codename for the Allied invasion of north-west Europe. The assault phase of Operation Overlord was known as Operation Neptune. [Cont.]

Where to Visit in Normany to Discover the History of D-Day | Made From History

Where to Visit in Normany to Discover the History of D-Day | Made From History

How to Visit the D-Day Beaches in Normandy, France. The D-Day beaches are one of the most popular day trips from Paris, especially for Americans, Brits and Canadians whose parents or grandparents fought the Germans in World War II. The historic significance of the D-Day beaches hasn’t lessened in all these years and there are a lot of historical sights to see in this area including cemeteries, museums and more. | Globetrotter Girls

How to Visit the D-Day Beaches in Normandy, France. The D-Day beaches are one of the most popular day trips from Paris, especially for Americans, Brits and Canadians whose parents or grandparents fought the Germans in World War II. The historic significance of the D-Day beaches hasn’t lessened in all these years and there are a lot of historical sights to see in this area including cemeteries, museums and more. | Globetrotter Girls

D-Day Museum: located in Arromanches, in the Calvados department, Normandy, France

D-Day Museum: located in Arromanches, in the Calvados department, Normandy, France

Chalk 17 poses for a photograph before departing for Normandy.  This  image shows the paratroopers and air crewmen of Pathfinder Team #2 of  the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment/82nd Airborne Division on the evening of Monday, June 5, 1944 shortly before taking off to go to  France.  They are posing in front of aircraft #42-93096, a Douglas C-47A that is in the collection of The National WWII Museum.

Chalk 17 poses for a photograph before departing for Normandy. This image shows the paratroopers and air crewmen of Pathfinder Team #2 of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment/82nd Airborne Division on the evening of Monday, June 5, 1944 shortly before taking off to go to France. They are posing in front of aircraft #42-93096, a Douglas C-47A that is in the collection of The National WWII Museum.

The National D Day Museum Lapel Pin New Orleans LA National WWII Museum Hat Pin

The National D Day Museum Lapel Pin New Orleans LA National WWII Museum Hat Pin

Tattered old flag spotted in a tiny museum in Deal. Think it had something to do with the "Little Ships" and the D Day landings but whateve...

Tattered old flag spotted in a tiny museum in Deal. Think it had something to do with the "Little Ships" and the D Day landings but whateve...

If this is the trick-eye museum in South Korea then I'm going there in a few days :P

If this is the trick-eye museum in South Korea then I'm going there in a few days :P

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

Arromanches - Mulberry artificial harbour, D-day landing beaches - D-day museums, 360 Cinema - Omaha, Utah, Juno, Gold, Sword - Bayeux, Caen - Normandy Tourism, France

Arromanches - Mulberry artificial harbour, D-day landing beaches - D-day museums, 360 Cinema - Omaha, Utah, Juno, Gold, Sword - Bayeux, Caen - Normandy Tourism, France

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites: American World War II Cemetery in Normandy

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: American World War II Cemetery in Normandy

This order was issued by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower to encourage Allied soldiers taking part in the D-day invasion of June 6, 1944.

This order was issued by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower to encourage Allied soldiers taking part in the D-day invasion of June 6, 1944.

Trip ideas for two days of music in Nashville, Tennessee this fall. Stops include Johnny Cash Museum, Country Music Hall of Fame, Pancake Pantry, Ryman Auditorium, Third Man Records, and more!

Trip ideas for two days of music in Nashville, Tennessee this fall. Stops include Johnny Cash Museum, Country Music Hall of Fame, Pancake Pantry, Ryman Auditorium, Third Man Records, and more!

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