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First day of the Allied invasion of France in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II

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Normandy landings: First day of the Allied invasion of France in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II
The Normandy landings were the landing operations and associated airborne operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation began the liberation of German-occupied France and laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front.


D-Day veterans whose trip to French memorial cancelled shown site footage [Video]

D-Day veterans whose trip to French memorial cancelled shown site footage

Second World War veterans whose anniversary trip to the new British Normandy Memorial was cancelled were provided with footage of the site to mark the day. More than 70 veterans were due to visit the..

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Normandy veterans complete 104-mile cycling challenge [Video]

Normandy veterans complete 104-mile cycling challenge

Normandy Veterans Peter Hawkins and Len Gibbon finish their 104-mile cycling challenge, to commemorate anniversary of the Normandy landings, in Worthing in aid of the charity, Care for Veterans. Len..

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Ceremony honoring the fallen on D-Day in Normandy [Video]

Ceremony honoring the fallen on D-Day in Normandy

A small ceremony was held on Saturday morning at Omaha Beach in Saint-Laurent-Sur-Mer to honor the sacrifice of those who died in the D-Day landings.View on euronews

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Normandy landings anniversary marked on Omaha beach despite coronavirus pandemic [Video]

Normandy landings anniversary marked on Omaha beach despite coronavirus pandemic

Normandy landings anniversary marked on Omaha beach despite coronavirus pandemic

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Biden Confuses D-Day And Pearl Harbor [Video]

Biden Confuses D-Day And Pearl Harbor

Joe Biden had a series on embarrassing gaffes on Wednesday. Biden was chatting with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf. The two discussed Delaware history. Wolf said Delaware once fell under Pennsylvania's..

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