With the D-Day anniversary approaching, I thought of this article from a few years back.
It really drives home the scale and significance of the D-Day invasion. British, American and Canadian forces landed 156,000 men. The dead Allied troops numbered approximately 4,000.
From a numbers perspective, it was a great victory.
But the silhouettes on the beaches don’t look like victory.
9,000 Fallen Soldiers Etched into the Sand on Normandy Beach to Commemorate Peace Day
More on the D-Day Anniversary
For more information on D-Day Invasion, check out https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day and https://www.history.com/news/d-day-casualties-deaths-allies … or search your favorite engine for D-Day Invasion.
D-Day was a pivotal victory for the Allies, and a significant contribution to making the 20th century the “American Century.”
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