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D-Day. Created By: Dan Sampson, Jessica Brown, Jancie Gonzales and Olivia Grazio. D-Day. D-Day was on June 5 th 1994 on a Monday. During D-day it was very stormy but it was helpful because it helped catch General Rommel by surprise

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D-Day

Created By: Dan Sampson, Jessica Brown, Jancie Gonzales and Olivia Grazio

d day
D-Day
  • D-Day was on June 5th 1994 on a Monday.
  • During D-day it was very stormy but it was helpful because it helped catch General Rommel by surprise
  • D-Day was fought because we needed to fight on the Western side.
  • George C. Marshal was going to be the leader but Dwight D. Eisenhower took over instead.
  • If D-Day didn’t work we might have lost.
utah beach
Utah Beach
  • At 0630 on the morning of June 6, Americans landed on two of five Normandy beaches marked for invasion.
  • Vll Crops D-Day operations at Utah beach.
  • An artificial port created of Vierville Draw, was destroyed two weeks later during the massive storm of June 21st.
  • Heavy fighting took place at ‘‘Fox Green beach’’ in the eastern half of Omaha Beach.
omaha beach
Omaha Beach
  • LSTs Grounded on the Beach, allowed equipment to be offloaded directly on shore.
  • The allies released false information about their real objectives. They made ‘‘Plan BodyGuard.’’
  • Long before June 6th of the following year Erwin Rommel was dead by his own hand, He committed suicide, had been ordered by Hitler.
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Overlord

  • Lt. Gen. Patton was going to join the battle with the allies after the allies had won the battle
  • Was called operation Overlord.
  • Supposed to break Nazi’s hold on Western Europe
  • Death percentage = 70%
  • Trained soldiers for what they are doing in battle
landing
Landing
  • Landing spot was at Juno Beach

-Located in France

  • Canadian forces sailed from England

-June 5th

-Had bad techniques

-340 Canadians died and 574 were wounded

- Matthew Halton = spy

  • The British landed at Gold Beach
  • Had 25,000 men
  • 1,000 we’re killed
  • Moved to Sword Beach
surprising facts about d day
Surprising Facts about D-Day
  • Normandy = most heavily guarded secret on earth, at the time
  • Germans had 55 divisions in France
  • Rommel calculates wrong
  • 9,386 graves in American Cemetary
  • 302 graves were unknown
  • 1557 people were not found
  • 4868 were buried in British cemetary
  • 1837 British were not found
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