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Synonyms for D-day

date of the Allied landing in France, World War II


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The Juniors were set-up in March by D-Day Darling Katie Ashby, who said: "I wanted to use all our experience to educate and inspire younger generations.
Those who worked behind the scenes to ensure D-Day went to plan have also formed part of the exhibition, including wireless operater Nanza Downe,y from Birmingham, who was working the night shift on June 6, 1944 when she was informed an invasion had begun.
For the anniversary, artist Ted Siebert created a memorial sand sculpture depicting 1st Infantry Division soldiers at Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
This D-Day anniversary was especially poignant because the surviving veterans are now all in their 90s or older, and few are likely to be alive for an 80th-anniversary celebration.
Hearing stories, such as those of a 95-year-old Scottish veteran John Greig, from Dumfries, who was shot through the arm as he landed on Sword Beach on D-Day, was incredibly powerful.
Im here on the floor to talk about D-Day, to talk about how we need to remember the 75th anniversary tomorrow of a turning point in World War II, June 6, 1944, the invasion of Normandy.
D-Day - June 6, 1944 - was the largest amphibious invasion in history, and ultimately led to the liberation of Europe from Nazi occupation.
Dave Blissett, Redcar Royal British Legion branch treasurer and Poppy Appeal organiser, said: "This shows that the men and women who served on D-Day and through the Second World War will never be forgotten in Redcar and Cleveland.
Miss Duncan said her D-Day tribute has proved popular.
The day before D-Day was known as D-1 and the day after was D+1.
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.
Hundreds of veterans joined leaders representing the Allied nations involved in Operation Overlord at the Portsmouth event marking 75 years since D-Day.
A rare World War Two Dakota plane is also due to return to Coventry Airport "for an extended stay" after taking part in the D-Day commemorations in France on June 6.
The 75th anniversary of D-Day Garden is underway at the Royal Horticultural Society in London.