The ships, planes, vehicles and troops needed to launch the D-Day invasion

D-Day: How was the biggest ever seaborne invasion launched?

A picture of Allied soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944. It was the biggest seaborne invasion ever.

A picture of Allied soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944. It was the biggest seaborne invasion ever.

D-Day, June 6, 1944: 'Operation Overlord'

The British people's greatest day: Cynics will say it's time to move on. But today raise a glass to the sheer ingenuity, courage and bloody mindedness of Britons like Stan Hollis, who turned a potential disaster into awesome victory

You don't need months to spare to see Europe by train – a one-week Italian rail itinerary from Venice to Sicily

Europe by train: Five great one-week rail trip routes

You don't need months to spare to see Europe by train – a one-week Italian rail itinerary from Venice to Sicily

My Dad aged 19 landed on SWORD beach D-Day 1944 ( June 6, 1944)

D-Day: The Longest Day June 6, 1944

A helpful map of Edinburgh Castle. More details on the website http://www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk/ #Scotland #history #daysout

A helpful map of Edinburgh Castle. More details on the website http://www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk/ #Scotland #history #daysout

The map below gives the order of battle for the Allies and the German land and air forces on the morning of D Day. How to read the symbols is explained below. Operation Overlord, D-Day 6 June 1944

The map below gives the order of battle for the Allies and the German land and air forces on the morning of D Day. How to read the symbols is explained below. Operation Overlord, D-Day 6 June 1944

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