Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied
operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western
Europe during World War II. The operation was l...
On this day in History, Allies prepare for D-Day on Jun 05, 1944. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
Jun 4, 2011 ... Believe me, Lang, the first twenty-four hours of the invasion will be decisive…for
the Allies, as well as Germany, it will be the longest day.”1.
The Allied troops preparing for D-Day pursued a routine of intense training. They
spent hours at firing ranges, underwent physical conditioning, and became ...
COSSAC. To set up the operation which aims at opening a new front in Western
Europe, the Allies create a new command composed of several combined ...
The forces involved in D-Day had been preparing for months, even years. ...
Robert Millan watched the Allied fleet assemble in the Solent, before D-Day:
April: The build-up of US forces in Britain (Operation Bolero) begins, in
preparation for D-Day. August: The Allied raid on the French coastal town of
To ensure a position of advantage on D-Day, Allied strategy called for keeping ...
“preparations” for the coming invasion of Germany through northern Europe.
Oct 2, 2011 ... Two days later on D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history took ... had
successfully established a Western Front and were preparing to ...
When it was over, the Allied Forces had suffered nearly 10,000 casualties; more
than 4,000 were dead. Yet somehow, due to planning and preparation, and due ...