Battleship Turrets Rotating

D-day

June 6th, 1944

Uss Arizona Taking Bomb Hits

On the morning of June 6th 1944 the largest naval invasion commenced on the beaches of Normandy, France. The Allied forces, comprised of the United States, British, and Canada, invaded France in an attempt to create a beachhead that would allow them to open a second front against their German enemies. It was the frist phase of Operation Overlord which was a plan to defeat Germany.

 

 

The 5 Beaches

Sword

Juno

Gold

Omaha

Utah

 
   

Operation Overlord

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Casualties

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