D-day marked the turning point in World War II when the Allied forces began to win their fight against the Axis powers.

The invasion was code-named Overlord

The D-day in modern history refers to what happened on 6th June 1944 - the day on which the Battle of Normandy began.

D-Day is a military term designating the start of a military operation

1944: D-Day marks start of Europe invasion

Thousands of Allied troops have begun landing on the beaches of Normandy in northern France at the start of a major offensive aga

Thousand of paratroops and glider – borne troops have also been dropped behind enemy lines and the allies already said to have penetrated several miles in land.

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