D-day Omaha beach. Eric Bals. Timeline. Eisenhower selected June 5, 1944, as the date for the invasion; however, bad weather on the days leading up to the operation caused it to be delayed for 24 hours. Allied plans for a cross-Channel invasion began to ramp up 1942.
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Eisenhower selected June 5, 1944, as the date for the invasion; however, bad weather on the days leading up to the operation caused it to be delayed for 24 hours
Allied plans for a cross-Channel invasion began to ramp up 1942
Germany invaded and occupied northwestern France beginning in May 1940
June 6, 1944 The British and Canadians overcame light opposition to capture beaches codenamed Gold, Juno and Sword, as did the Americans at Utah Beach. U.S. forces faced heavy resistance at Omaha Beach
Hitler charged Rommel with finishing the Atlantic Wall, a 2,400-mile fortification of bunkers, landmines and beach and water obstacles.
The Americans entered the war in December 1941
Assault landing. One of the first waves at Omaha.
Omaha beach after D-day
German Panzer IV turret mounted on bunker
The New York Time explanation of what happened at D-day and the newspaper everyone in the family read to hear about D-day
The helmet I used on D-day
The sand from Omaha beach that I took on D-day
This is Eisenhower's note to the public if D-day didn’t go as planed
This is a picture of the document that ordered D-day