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.]

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

Este cine circular está rodeado por las playas  en las que tuvo lugar el desembarco en Normandía, en junio 1944.

Este cine circular está rodeado por las playas en las que tuvo lugar el desembarco en Normandía, en junio 1944.

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

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

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

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.

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites: Utah Beach D-Day Museum

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: Utah Beach D-Day Museum

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

List of many cool museums in Amsterdam, including The Amsterdam Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House, The Van Gogh Museum, and The Biblical Museum.

7 Museums for 7 Days in Amsterdam

List of many cool museums in Amsterdam, including The Amsterdam Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House, The Van Gogh Museum, and The Biblical Museum.

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

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