Download
d day omaha beach n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
D-day Omaha beach PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
D-day Omaha beach

D-day Omaha beach

215 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

D-day Omaha beach

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. D-day Omaha beach Eric Bals

  2. 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 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. 1943 The Americans entered the war in December 1941

  3. Photos Assault landing. One of the first waves at Omaha. Omaha beach after D-day German Panzer IV turret mounted on bunker

  4. Newspaper The New York Time explanation of what happened at D-day and the newspaper everyone in the family read to hear about D-day

  5. Artifacts The helmet I used on D-day The sand from Omaha beach that I took on D-day

  6. Documents 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

  7. Works cited page • http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day • http://www.508pir.org/present/album/are_s_05.htm • http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0606.html • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Into_the_Jaws_of_Death_23-0455M_edit.jpg • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:German_turret_at_Omaha_Beach.jpg • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Normandy_Invasion_June_1944.jpg • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Omaha_Beach_Nowadays.jpg • http://www.fold3.com/document/4346703/