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D-Day By The Numbers

The largest amphibious invasion in history

Iconic D-Day image (Public domain)

June 6th, 1944, is a day that sits largely on the pages of history. A mere four years after the disastrous fall of France and two and half years out from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Allied invasion of Normandy was a massive triumph. It was the largest amphibious invasion in military history, required years of planning and hundreds of thousands of people…

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