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Maybe you don't know that British landings of D-Day were possible thanks to help from two British X-Crafts and their crews. This fact is virtually unknown. They were the HMS X20 and HMS X23; they were midget submarines. They spent five days on seabed just yards...read more

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Footage of Allied landings in Normandy during Operation Neptune as a part of Operation Overlord. This video shows the fighting for the beaches mainly at Omaha Beach but also the other landing zones are shown.

The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations...read more

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In early June 1944 the ports, estuaries and rivers along the South Coast were preparing for Operation NEPTUNE, the maritime phase of Operation OVERLORD – The invasion of Normandy by sea and the liberation of France. The invasion fleet of almost 7,000 ships, vessels and craft set sail on the ...read more

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For tens of thousands of Americans stationed in England in the spring of 1944, France was the Far Shore, the place where they would finally meet the Nazis in a fight to the death. To prepare, they trained along a stretch of English coast that had been cleared of civilians. It was called Slapton...read more

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 HQ Batallón) February 04, 2015
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The successful Allied landings at Normandy on 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of the end for the German occupation of France. When the artist watched the landings on Omaha Beach from one of the supporting warships, however, the issue was still very much in doubt. While landings on Utah Beach,...read more

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COSSAC staff, under Lt. Gen. Frederick E. Morgan, studied every aspect of a cross-channel invasion of the continent, and eventually chose Normandy. The project seemed remote then, given the vulnerability of Great Britain as she stood alone against the Axis powers, but it was never considered...read more

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Built on the very beach where the first American troops landed on June 6, 1944, the Utah Beach Museum recounts the story of D-Day in 10 sequences, from the preparation of the landing, to the final outcome and success. This comprehensive chronological journey immerses visitors in the history of...(find out more)

MUSÉE DU DÉBARQUEMENT UTAH BEACH

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 HQ Batallón) November 22, 2014
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This monograph describes the planmng and executlOn of airborne operations by the Army Air Forces in the European Theater durmg
WorId War n. Intended to serve as a case history of large-scale airborne operatlOns, it seeks to anaIyze and evaluate them as a basis
for doctnne and for the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 16, 2014
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The 1200m² museum showcases an important collection of uniforms, vehicles, personal objects, arms, weapons. Many reconsitutions of Amercian and German service life dive you into the heart of the D-day story permitting a peep into the daily lives of all those who landed to liberate us and to...(find out more)

Musée Mémorial d'Omaha Beach

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