PHOTO - D-Day: the Normandy landings on June 6, 1994
AFP, 04 Jun 2021
The D-Day landings also known as Operation Overlord, began by dawn on June 6, 1944. By day’s end, approximately 156,000 Allied troops had successfully stormed Normandy’s beaches. The battle was one of the largest combined airborne and amphibious military assaults in history.