27 ott 2009 · D-Day Landings: June 6, 1944. Victory in Normandy. 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,...
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.
- Documentary, War
- John Doukas
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
Second World War D-Day D-Day, 6 June 1944, marked the start of the Allied invasion of Normandy, the greatest amphibious operation in history. Codenamed Overlord, this vast cross-Channel attack enabled the United Kingdom, the United States and their allies to land substantial forces on mainland Europe during the Second World War (1939-45).
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. Related content Discover D-Day75
24 nov 2009 · On June 6, 1944, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the go-ahead for the largest amphibious military operation in history: Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion...