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.