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Synonyms for D-day

date of the Allied landing in France, World War II


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The BBMF Dakota is adorned with D-Day invasion stripes as part of its current historic livery.
A EUROFIGHTER Typhoon adorned with commemorative D-Day invasion stripes has been unveiled by a Birmingham D-Day pilot ahead of the 70th anniversary of the landings.
Military Academy that they have France's eternal gratitude for fighting in the D-Day invasion 70 years ago.
The first occurred in June 1994, the 50th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy.
Over the past seventy years, the D-Day invasion carried out by Allied forces at Normandy has become one of the most famous historical components of World War II.
The plain fact was that the Allies were not ready and the D-Day invasion would not take place for two years.
Due to Winston Churchill's radio blackout during the World War II, homing pigeons were taken on the D-Day invasion and released by Allied Forces to inform military Generals back on English soil how the operation was going.
He then became a paratrooper for the 101st Airborne Division and was assigned to the "Filthy Thirteen," which participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy, the battle for Holland, and the defense of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
Before the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944, Roosevelt prayed, in part: "Help us to conquer the apostles of greed and racial arrogances.
A Bonhams auctioneers spokesman said: "These secret, wartime plans are the prototypes for what would become a key component of the D-Day invasion.
Participated in mock D-Day invasion in England in which 946 men were killed.
B-26 Marauder bombers flew during the D-Day invasion of the Normandy beach during World War II.
He was part of the D-Day invasion of Europe and travelled across most of Western and Eastern Europe during World War II.