‘’D-DAY’’ BEGAN ON THIS DATE IN 1944

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OperationNeptune

The Normandy landings, also known as Operation Neptune or D-Day was the
Allied invasion of Normandy during World War ll. The operation was the largest amphibious invasion in world history, with over 160,000 landing troops, 195,700
Allied naval and merchant navy personnel in over 5,000 ships were involved.The landings took place along a 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coast divided into
five sectors: Utah, Omaha,Gold, Juno and Sward. The operation ended on 30
June 1944.

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Survivors of a sunken troop transport wade ashore on Omaha Beach

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