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PHOTOS: On This Day – 6 June 1944, D-Day Began

Posted Jun 05, 2012

By vwilliams

On this day – 1944 – World War II: Battle of Normandy begins. D-Day, code named Operation Overlord, commences with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. (Wikipedia)

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