D-Day

June 6, 1944

150,000 Allied soldiers stormed Normandy in France

*Allies won this war in a matter of weeks.

Significant

The D-day battle was fought to liberate France and Western Europe from the German army. It is the battle that is credited for winning the war against Hitler. D-day began on 6th June 1944 and ended on 25th August 1944.

Axis and Allies

Fought In
*Normandy, France

Nations Fought In Battle
*Britan
*USA
*France
*Germany
*Russia

Casualty

Over 60 million were killed which is about 2.5% of the world population. This includes both sides as well as civilians and prisoners of war.

Three Facts

*156,000 Allied troops were from the United States, The United Kingdom, Canada, Free France and Norway
*The battle lasted till August, 25, 1944 when Paris was liberated by the Allie troops.
*The Allied Countries involved were Australia, Belguim, Canada, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, United Kingdom, and the United States.
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