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On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline in the historic operation known as D-Day. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded on the beaches of Normandy, but by day’s end, the Allies had gained a foothold to begin liberating Europe.

Here you have some of the best infographics on the Normandy landings through the courtesy of their graphic designers. Each infographic has a link to the source opriginal.

This infographic shows and explains timelines, strategies, and map information about the famous D-Day invasion of World War II [Via]

Historical Map, D-Day - 6th june 1944.- In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, Americans received word that three years of concerted war efforts had finally culminated in D-Day- military jargon for the undisclosed time of a planned British, American, and Canadian action. During the night, over 5,300 ships and 11,000 planes had crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of Normandy. The goal of every soldier and civilian involved in that effort was to drive the German military back to Berlin by opening a western front in Europe. [Via]

D-Day by the Numbers [Via]

MAP | The D-Day invasion [Via]

Allied D-Day sea, land and air assets [Via


Battleground Normandy (Scott Addington) [Via]

Fifteen facts about D-Day, the 1944 Normandy invasion by Allied forces in World War II, with a map showing showing coastal assault areas; June 6, 2014, is the 70th anniversary of the allied invasion of Normandy. The Sacramento Bee 2014 [Via]

D Day Normandy Landings: Infographic [Via]

This infographic, from Engineering & Technology Magazine, shows the key events of D-Day, with a detailed review of the action at each of the beaches. Those of us living today owe an eternal debt of gratitude to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on that day. [Via]

June 6, 1944 : D-Day [Via]

D-Day Infographic [Via]

het-verloop-van-d-day [Via]

D-Dag herdenk [Vía]

D-Day by the numbers [Vía]

World War Two the d-day landings [Via]

Desembarco en Normandía [Vía]


El Día D de la Segunda Guerra [Via]



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