D-Day - June 6, 1944 - 156,000 Allied troops successfully stormed Normandy's beaches. The invasion began at 6:30am. Within 24 hours, according to some estimates, more than 4,000 Allied troops lost their lives. With thousands more wounded or missing.
D-day landings scenes in 1944 and now – interactive. - Peter Macdiarmid has taken photographs of locations in France and England to match with archive images taken before, during and after the D-day landings.