Assault troops approach Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944. [LCID: sc078]
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D-Day

The D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, was one of the most important military operations to the western Allies’ success during World War II. By the end of June, more than 850,000 US, British, and Canadian troops had come ashore on the beaches of Normandy.

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