The Battle of Normandy Map ~ Normandy ~ France ~ "Operation Overlord" began on June It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings. By August there were over 000 Allied troops in France. ~ World War II
A picture of Allied soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day 6 June It was the biggest seaborne invasion ever.
Where Canadian troops once patrolled in 1944 after German forces were dislodged from Caen, shoppers now walk along the rebuilt Rue Saint-Pie.
D Day: How was the biggest ever seaborne invasion launched?
D-Day in numbers. Today marks the anniversary. God bless the greatest generation