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In 1944 the Allies began to plan an invasion of France, then occupied by Nazi Germany. Germany was losing on the Italian and the Russian Front, and it was

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'Full Victory — Nothing Else': Iconic D-Day Images for Its 70th Anniversary

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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.

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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.

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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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Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, la bataille de Normandie, qui a duré de juin 1944 à août 1944, a abouti à la libération alliée de l'Europe occidentale du contrôle des Nazis. Le Jour J était la première étape de la libération de l'Europe.

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