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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

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.


D day

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


D day

Overlord


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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