Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.In present-day Australia, celebrations reflect the diverse society and landscape of the nation and are
The marking of our national day has long been fraught, and this year is no exception.
The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France, on 6 June 1944.The invaders were able to establish a beachhead as part of Operation Overlord after a successful « D-Day, » the first day of the invasion.. Allied land forces came from the United States, Britain, Canada, and Free French forces.
D-Day: The Greatest Invasion – A People’s History [Dan van der Vat, John S. D. Eisenhower] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It was the greatest invasion of all time. Early on the morning of June 6, 1944, thousands of Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy-not only streaming from the sea but also sweeping in from the air-and launched a massive assault on Nazi
The U.S. Army remembers June 6, 1944: The World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France.
More than 9,000 allied troops were killed or wounded in the D-Day invasion of Normandy, but by the end of the fight, Allied troops had regained a foothold in Europe that would eventually lead to
Seventy years ago, more than six thousand Allied ships carried more than a million soldiers across the English Channel to a fifty-mile-wide strip of the Normandy coast in German-occupied France.
In the spring of 1944, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Allied Supreme Commander in Europe, had to make one of the most important decisions of World War II.
Normandy Invasion, also called Operation Overlord, during World War II, the Allied invasion of western Europe, which was launched on June 6, 1944 (the most celebrated D-Day of the war), with the simultaneous landing of U.S., British, and Canadian forces on five separate beachheads in Normandy, France.By the end of August 1944 all of northern France was liberated, and the invading forces
Donald MacKenzie had a panoramic view of the D-Day invasion.
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A French woman living on the coast describes the Normandy invasion.
On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. In the August 1944 issue, Popular Mechanics published « How the Invasion Was Planned, » detailing how the …