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date of the Allied landing in France, World War II

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While that was after the D-Day landings, he supported troops in advancing on the enemy in Belgium and Holland.
She said: "This is abhorrent - particularly callous given that last week marked the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
The D-Day landings in 1944 represented the culmination of a wide international alliance against totalitarianism and fascist evil.
The 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings were a timely reminder that we must destroy the rise of the modern day far-right wherever it exists.
Spanning almost one thousand years of history, the military set includes five 50p coins marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, 50 years since the D-Day Landings, 150 years since the Victoria Cross was introduced and the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings.
As plans for the D-Day landings were put in place, military leaders turned to Dr Doodson to carry out the formidable calculations needed to work out the best time for soldiers to land on the French coast.
The Queen said: "When I attended the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings, some thought it might be the last such event.
The 50th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings: To mark the 50th anniversary since the D-Day Landings, The Royal Mint released this design commemorating the largest amphibious assault in military history
Spanning almost one thousand years of history, the military set includes five 50p coins marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the D-Day landings, the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings and 150 years since the Victoria Cross was introduced.
"It's a great responsibility to take the white ensign because few flags survived after the D-Day landings, which makes it rare and valuable," Ben said.
A SET of stamps is being issued to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings, showing images of soldiers, aircraft and assault beaches.
Ms Sturgeon said: "It is a great honour to be able represent the people of Scotland at the commemorations this week marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings to show our gratitude to all those who served during the Second World War."
/ AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS 2 / 24 Chelsea Pensioners and war veterans admire the D-Day 75 garden, designed by John Everiss as a tribute to the heroes of the WWII D-Day landings, during a visit the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London on May 20, 2019.
Nicola Howell, director of the consumer division at the Royal Mint, said: "The D-Day landings is one of the most significant events in our nation's history, and it's important that we remember the instrumental impact that the landings had on the outcome of the Second World