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Synonyms for D-day

date of the Allied landing in France, World War II


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The soldiers on board landed near key German installations and were tasked to destroy them to help the allies in the D-Day landings.
He then spent a year training with the Parachute Regiment before the D-Day landings in June 1944.
He revealed he did not speak about his experience of D-Day until the 50th anniversary.
It paved the way for the Allies to surge inland, and Maj Howard famously signalled the success of the first British objective on D-Day by transmitting the codewords "Ham and Jam".
Last summer, the French government revealed they would recognise all surviving D-Day veterans with the country's highest honour, which was established by Napoleon Bonaparte on this day in 1802.
As we carried on we saw that people were making posters, collection box stickers and were remaking some of the events of the D-Day landings out of clay and sand
A D-DAY veteran was presented with a special award by David Cameron for his work organising pilgrimages to the landing sites for his comrades.
For understandable reasons, D-Day is a huge deal here.
British troops disembarked at Arromanches, codenamed Gold Beach, in northern France and more than two million service people were involved in the planning and execution of the D-Day landings.
info, 0844 324 9256 Amawaterways is marking the D-Day anniversary by cutting the cost of its Seine cruise by more than 50 per cent.
D-Day is divided into short chapters and guides the reader clearly through the Allied efforts and their tactics.
The event is organised by the charity D-Day Revisited, the Royal British Legion and the Royal British Legion Scotland.
Top river cruise line commemorates 70th Anniversary of the WWII D-Day invasion
VE Day and VJ Day are well remembered and celebrated each year, but never a mention (or hardly) of D-Day is given.