D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion #infographic

D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion #infographic

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

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

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

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

Where to Visit in Normany to Discover the History of D-Day | Made From History

Where to Visit in Normany to Discover the History of D-Day | Made From History

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

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.

Operation Overlord, (also known as D-Day), began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region.  The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning.

Operation Overlord, (also known as D-Day), began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning.

Bing, the dog of war who parachuted into France to become a D-Day hero

Bing, the dog of war who parachuted into France to become a D-Day hero

Brian & Betty Fetch with their dog Bing. The heroic pooch actually parachuted into Normandy with the Allies on D-Day.

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

Juno Beach, D-Day. Site of 3rd Canadian Infantry Division landing on 6 June 1944.

Juno Beach, D-Day. Site of 3rd Canadian Infantry Division landing on 6 June 1944.

I have seen this posted on here before but thought I'd bring it back up seeing as its the 72nd anniversary today.  Here's the source : http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day/infographics/d-day-by-the-numbers  Original Post : http://imgur.com/gallery/6ABruMr

D-Day 72 years ago today

I have seen this posted on here before but thought I'd bring it back up seeing as its the 72nd anniversary today. Here's the source : http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day/infographics/d-day-by-the-numbers Original Post : http://imgur.com/gallery/6ABruMr

'Into the Jaws of Death' - U.S. Soldiers wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

'Into the Jaws of Death' - U.S. Soldiers wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

This website provides information on the number of Allied and German troops that were killed, wounded, or missing in action after D-Day. It also answers various questions about which Allied nations were involved in the battle and lists links to other websites that provide more information on the Battle of Normandy.

This website provides information on the number of Allied and German troops that were killed, wounded, or missing in action after D-Day. It also answers various questions about which Allied nations were involved in the battle and lists links to other websites that provide more information on the Battle of Normandy.

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