SUNDAY, JUNE 6/2021@17:49…77TH ANNIVERSARY, JUNE 6, 1944, D-DAY…OPERATIONS OVERLORD and NEPTUNE…BEACHES LANDING…OMAHA-UTAH/AMERICAN, SWORD-GOLD/BRITISH, JUNO/CANADIANS…AND ELEVEN MONTHS AFTER…THE NORMANDY COAST…HAD THE LARGEST AMPHIBIOUS LANDING IN HISTORY…A FIGHT ON TO GERMANY-HOLLAND-BELGIUM-ETC., GERMANY AND VICTORY FOR THE ALLIES..ON V.E. DAY/VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY-May 8, 1945!!!
LEST WE FORGET, LEST WE FORGET.
At the going down of the SUN, and in the MORNING…WE WILL REMEMBER THEM, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Yours Aye-WITH LOVE-GRATITUDE-RESPECT-REMEMBRANCE, ETC., …Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
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The Allies and beaches
The Normandy landings started June 6, and ended June 30 1944. It is known as the largest amphibious military assault in history. It was the beginning of the end of the war in Europe. D-day is codenamed Operation Overlord by General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General Bernard Montgomery who planned it together. The Allied powers were the US, Britain, Canada and the Free French Forces. The Free French Forces were led by Charles de Gaulle. The Allied powers wanted to liberate Western- Europe by invading northern occupied France by planning a combined naval and air attack with around 156,000 troops at five beaches in Normandy-France, codenamed Juno, Gold, Sword, Omaha and Utah.
The Canadians invaded Juno beach, the 3rd division received 340 killed, 574 wounded and 47 soldiers taken prisoner. The British received around 1000 casualties on…
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