D-Day remembered: A look back at the Normandy Landings

General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, “full victory, nothing else,” to paratroopers in England the night before the first assault of D-Day, the Allied invasion of France. The Allied commander had assembled a vast invasion force: 155,000 troops, more than 5,000 ships and boats and 12,000 aircraft. (National Archives Photograph Via Krt)




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