D-Day

The Battle of Normandy By: Tyler Smith

D-Day, One of the Greatest Events in Modern History

Who:

U.S.A., Britain, Canada, France, Poland and Germany


When:

June 6, 1944, lasted for a day


Where:

The 5 beaches on the Normandy coast of France

- Utah Beach

- Omaha Beach

- Gold Beach

- Juno Beach

- Sword Beach

Why:

Allies decided to invade Normandy because it wasn't as well defended. The length of the sea crossing made it an unlikely landing spot for the Allies - this is what the Allies hoped that the Germans would think.