D-day

D-Day
D-Day was one of the most important days in American History. Over 90,000 U.S soldiers and citizens lost their lives all for the cause of ending the Nazi reign of European countries, and to put a stop to the on going World War II. D-day has been a topic that will never be forgot in history.
On June 6, 1944 American, British, Canadian, and other allied forces landed on the beach of Normandy, France at an early 6:30 am. The Allies (Canada, UK, and the US) fight against Germany.At the beginning of World War 2, Germany invaded Poland, causing France, Great Britain and Canada to declare war on Germany. By the spring of 1940, the German army was ready to invade France, defended by not ...

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Overlord", and commanded by American General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Allies landed on June 6, 1944 at five beaches in the Normandy area with the code names of: Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach and Sword Beach. Prior to the actual invasion, Allied planes foght the Nazi defenders and dropped thousands of German soldiers lines the night before the seaborne landings. Local French Resistance forces, alerted to the invasion, engaged in behind-the-lines sabotage and combat against the occupying Germans.
D-Day is mostly remembered by what's known to be its most complicated landing, putting it in the lead for most casualties during a landing, Omaha Beach. Omaha was also known as the bloodiest beach claiming the lives of thousands. Omaha was such a complicated landing, because The Allies had, had hard time during navigation causing many soldiers to drown before they landed to shore. Another reason Omaha was patented for being the most difficult, landing was because ...

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Added: 4/19/2012 08:55:27 PM
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