On February 15, Allied troops
made two separate amphibious landings to put additional pressure on the Japanese.
The critically praised picture, which cost about $150 million to produce, tells the story of a mission to save thousands of Allied troops
from a beach in France during the Second World War.
Some 156,000 Allied troops
landed on the five invasion beaches on June 6 1944, in an operation prime minister Winston Churchill described as: "Undoubtedly the most complicated and difficult that has ever taken place."
EVENTS 1944: Thousands of Allied troops
are landing on the beaches of Normandy in northern France at the start of a major offensive against the Germans, above.
June 6, 1944: Thousands of Allied troops
land on the beaches of Normandy in northern France at the start of a major 'D-Day' offensive against the Germans.
DIGNITARIES gathered in Belgium yesterday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Christmas truce between German and Allied troops
during the First World War.
156,115 Allied troops
landed: 61,715 Brits, 21,400 Canadians and 73,000 Americans against roughly 50,000 well-entrenched Germans.
1944: PLUTO, the pipeline under the ocean, began operating, transporting fuel from England to Allied troops
in From Cape Canaveral.
And he said he is positive the forces can keep the country stable after 2014, when allied troops
are due to withdraw.
military officer has said that the persistent problem of rogue Afghan soldiers and police turning their guns on American and allied troops
is a 'very serious threat' to the war effort.
PM David Cameron, left, was flying to the USA today for talks with President Barack Obama at which the two leaders will discuss the timetable for withdrawal of allied troops
BONN, Germany (TAP)-The West used an Afghanistan meeting on Monday to signal enduring support for Kabul as allied troops
go home, but economic downturn in Europe and crises with Pakistan and Iran could stir doubts about Western resolve.
WAR veteran Albert Chapman had just six weeks' basic training behind him when he was sent on a mission to help Allied troops
fighting on the Eastern Front.
On that date, hundreds of Allied Troops
, particularly the Americans, gave their lives for the invasion of Europe to fight the war against Hitler and Germany and to ensure the freedom we enjoy today.
The move is significant in the context of bids to make sure that Afghanistan would not plunge into a civil war in the wake of the phased withdrawal of allied troops
from Afghanistan starting July this year.