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Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Normandy Landings 2017: What the D in ‘D-Day’ actually means

When northern Europe was in the clutches of Nazi control 70 years ago, 156,000 allied soldiers were there to fight for liberty.

The date these soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy – June 6, 1944 – would from that day forward be remembered as D-Day in the World War II conflict.

It is estimated that more than 425,000 allied and German soldiers lost their lives, were wounded or went missing during the invasions that followed the D-Day landings making it a date all would remember for decades to come.

Here is everything you need to know – including what the D in ‘D-Day’ actually means.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Yep allot of good it did. france is lost to the communist leftist idealogies and islam intead of nazis.
Regardless of todays france...God bless our brave men who fought and died there!