On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline in the historic operation known as D-Day. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded on the beaches of Normandy, but by day’s end, the Allies had gained a foothold to begin liberating Europe. Here you have some of the best infographics on the Normandy landings through the courtesy of their graphic designers. Each infographic has a link to the source opriginal. This…

On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline in the historic operation known as D-Day. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded on the beaches of Normandy, but by day’s end, the Allies had gained a foothold to begin liberating Europe. Here you have some of the best infographics on the Normandy landings through the courtesy of their graphic designers. Each infographic has a link to the source opriginal. This…

The Normandy Invasion: The Story in Pictures  The build-up of Omaha Beach. Reinforcements of men and equipment moving inland. SC193082

The Normandy Invasion: The Story in Pictures The build-up of Omaha Beach. Reinforcements of men and equipment moving inland. SC193082

'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

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Members of a landing party help injured Soldiers to safety on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Members of a landing party help injured Soldiers to safety on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

World War II photo showing an American flag marking the way during the Normandy Invasion of France, 1944 – Photo taken by the 9th U.S. Army Air Corps, 6th TAC

World War II photo showing an American flag marking the way during the Normandy Invasion of France, 1944 – Photo taken by the 9th U.S. Army Air Corps, 6th TAC

D-Day, Allied Soldiers after the Normandy Invasion, 1944

D-day, Allied Soldiers Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Soldiers move onto Omaha Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Soldiers move onto Omaha Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

Normandy Invasion -- The D-Day Landings, 6 June 1944 :: LCM evacuates casualties from a Normandy beach. 6 June 1944 #WWII #War

Wounded Soldiers In An Invasion

Normandy Invasion -- The D-Day Landings, 6 June 1944 :: LCM evacuates casualties from a Normandy beach. 6 June 1944 #WWII #War

Omaha Beach, one of the few pics from D-Day invasion initial wave that remain.

Omaha Beach, one of the few pics from D-Day invasion initial wave that remain.

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