D-DAY. By: Emily-Laura-Ron-Nao. D-Day June 6 th 1944. At dawn on June 6 th , 1944 Operation Overlord began. The invasion forces landed on 5 beaches along the Normandy coast: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword.
On the north coast of France the Germans were sheltered, and guns were loaded and ready to fire. This proved deadly for the Allies on D-Day.
Cromwell and Churchill Tanks
Commanders- Omar Bradley guns were loaded and ready to fire. This proved deadly for the Allies on D-Day
-Leonard Gerow –Dwight Eisenhower- Lawson Collins
Soldiers going in for the attack early morning. Most of them were sick from the crashing waves.
A mass of men and material filled the oceans and beaches guns were loaded and ready to fire. This proved deadly for the Allies on D-Dayof Normandy during D-Day invasion.
Troops taking over guns were loaded and ready to fire. This proved deadly for the Allies on D-Day
Army’s First Division on the morning of June 6th
Allied armed men landed on five France beaches. The beaches were codenamed Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword.
Canadian soldiers 14,000 another 450 were to drop behind enemy lines by parachute or glider. The Royal Canadian Navy supplied about 10,000 sailors along with ships.
Soil samples were collected in condoms. On two nights they went ashore to survey what would become the Omaha beach.
About 155,000 soldiers, 5,000 ships and landing craft, 50,000 vehicles and 11,000 planes were massed for the greatest seaborne invasion in history