June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded -- but more than 100,000 Soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler.
Photos From the Front
A collection of U.S. Army photography from the build up of troops in England, to the beaches and airborne landings in France.
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U.S. Army Divisions in the Normandy Campaign
A listing of the American Divisions involved in the Normandy Campaign and contact information for their active divisions and retiree associations.
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Descriptions and maps of the Normandy beachheads the Allies invaded.
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General Eisenhower's Message
Both text and the actual reading (.mp3) are provided of General Eisenhower's Message.
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WWII Poster Gallery
A selection of World War II posters available in high resolution to download.
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A collection of news articles related to the D-Day invasion at Normandy.
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