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D-Day 75th Anniversary

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Author Photo by: KatyDotCom Active Indicator LED Icon Site Admin
~ 1 year, 2 mos ago   Jun 06 2019, 9:14am 
 
On this day 75 years ago, the largest seaborne military invasion in history, now known as D-Day, took place on the shores of Normandy, France.
 
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Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II. The operation was launched on 6 June, 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day). A 1,200-plane airborne assault preceded an amphibious assault involving more than 5,000 vessels. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on 6 June, and more than two million Allied troops were in France by the end of August.
 
Read more at en.wikipedia.org/wik i/Normandy_landings
 
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Author Photo Wildone Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 1 year, 2 mos ago   Jun 06 2019, 10:24am 
Love that we still remember them
 
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