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  1. 27 ott 2009 · Print Page. Robert F Sargent/Getty Images. D-Day was the name given to the June 6, 1944, invasion of the beaches at Normandy in northern France by troops from the United States, Canada, the...

  2. The Normandy landings were the landing operations and associated airborne operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it is the largest seaborne invasion in history.

    • 6 June 1944
    • Five Allied beachheads established in Normandy
    • Allied victory
  3. Normandy Invasion, during World War II, the Allied invasion of western Europe, which was launched on June 6, 1944 (the most celebrated D-Day of the war), with the simultaneous landing of U.S., British, and Canadian forces on five separate beachheads in Normandy, France.

  4. D-Day, 6th June 1944: The Official Story: Directed by John Doukas. With Queen Elizabeth II, Harry Secombe, Omar N. Bradley, Neville Chamberlain. Documentary, composed of archive material about the preparations and execution of the landing of Allied troops in Normandy.

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    • Documentary, War
    • John Doukas
  5. On June 6, 1944, the long-awaited Allied landing in northern France began. Facing Hitlers Atlantic Wall, soldiers of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and other Allied nations landed on beaches in Normandy, beginning a campaign which lasted until July 24, 1944.

  6. On 6 June 1944, Allied forces launched Operation Overlord and began the fight to liberate north-west Europe from German occupation. Hear IWM curator John Delaney explain how this complex land, sea and air operation was planned - and the significance of the Allied success.