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Saturday, June 6

june 6





A SALUTE TO ALL WHO HAVE SERVED OUR COUNTRY

Day of DaysThe day Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and began their hard-won liberation of Europe.

In the military, D-Day is the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. The best known D-Day is June 6, 1944—the day of the Normandy landings—initiating the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II. However, many other invasions and operations had a designated D-Day, both before and after that operation.

The Normandy landings (code named Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the invasion of German-occupied Western Europe, led to the liberation of France from Nazi control, and contributed to an Allied victory in the war.