D-Day: A Soldier’s Experience Nicholas Mercer. EXTRA EXTRA ALLIES INVADE NORMANDY. June 6, 1944. At 12:01 A.M. American 101 st and 82 nd Airborne jump into Normandy … Things quickly went wrong. Fighting Fiercely. However, through steadfast resolve and determination …
EXTRA EXTRA ALLIES INVADE NORMANDY
Things quickly went wrong.
However, through steadfast resolve and determination …
The paratroopers were able to reach their destinations.
With 14,000 sorties and and thousands of Allied ships the beaches get blasted with an arsenal of weaponry.
However, the bombardment was ineffective.
The beaches of Normandy get invaded with U.S., British and Canadian Troops …
This is only the beginning.
Through hard fighting and individual resolve, the Allies were able to make their way onto the beaches …
It would take many more hours.
There were many German losses as well …
Allowing the Allies to have victory.
The Allies were able to capture the Beach head of Normandy.
However, it cost the Allies many casualties.
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Honor our fallen soldiers …
They are the ones who have ensured our freedom.
Colonel C.P. Stacey, The Victory Campaign (Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War, Volume III).
Ambrose, Stephen E. D-Day The Climactic Battle of World War II. New York, New York:Touchstone, 1994.