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Members of a U.S. combat engineer unit march aboard a Landing Ship-Tank, or LST. | Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

Members of a U.S. combat engineer unit march aboard a Landing Ship-Tank, or LST. | Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

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.

12 Books That Changed My Life // From The Happiness of Pursuit and The Art of Asking, to His Dark Materials, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Fiction and non-fiction of every kind, books have shaped my life from the moment I could read. I'm sharing y

12 Books That Changed My Life // From The Happiness of Pursuit and The Art of Asking, to His Dark Materials, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Fiction and non-fiction of every kind, books have shaped my life from the moment I could read. I'm sharing y

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians.  Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess.  His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.