27 de out. de 2009 · The D-Day invasion began on June 6, 1944 when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region during...
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
Normandy Invasion, also called Operation Overlord or D-Day, 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.
24 de nov. de 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 of ...
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 © IWM (A 25665) D-Day Discover D-Day75