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D-Day naval deceptions (1,864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Operation Titanic, which was intended to confuse the Germans about the D-Day airborne forces. It is unclear whether the operations were successful, due
D-Day (military term) (671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
landings. In the military, D-Day is the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. The best known D-Day is June 6, 1944—the day of
Normandy landings (10,048 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Invasion of Normandy. For the use of D-Day as a general military term, see D-Day (military term). For other uses, see D-Day (disambiguation). "Operation Neptune"
Brothers in Arms: D-Day (478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brothers in Arms: D-Day is a first-person shooter video game in the Brothers in Arms series for the PlayStation Portable. It uses the Unreal Engine 2
Invasion of Normandy (6,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
invasion of Normandy. The first day of the landings (commonly known as D-Day) is covered in more detail at Normandy landings. For earlier invasions of
D-Day Remembered (43 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D-Day Remembered is a 1994 American documentary film directed by Charles Guggenheim. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
Omaha Beach (10,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
support provided by the U.S. Navy and elements of the British Royal Navy. On D-Day, the untested 29th Infantry Division, along with nine companies of U.S.
D-Day Museum (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The D-Day Museum is located in Southsea, near Portsmouth in Hampshire, England. Opened in 1984 by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, it tells the story
D-Day (2013 film) (2,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D-Day is a 2013 Indian action spy thriller film co-produced by DAR motion pictures and Emmay Entertainment Private Limited. The movie is directed by Nikhil
D-Day the Sixth of June (951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D-Day the Sixth of June is a 1956 romantic war film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry Koster and produced by Charles Brackett from a
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (1,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ike: Countdown to D-Day is a 2004 American television film originally aired on the American television channel A&E, directed by Robert Harmon and written
Gigwise (818 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Music webzine Registration Optional Available in English Owner Giant Digital Created by Simon Perlaki and Andy D Day Launched 2001 Current status Online
Australian contribution to the Battle of Normandy (6,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a small portion of the Allied force. The Australians who supported the D-Day invasion included between 2,000 and 2,500 RAAF airmen in Australian squadrons
National D-Day Memorial (937 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National D-Day Memorial is a war memorial located in Bedford, Virginia. It serves as the national memorial for American D-Day veterans. However, its
D-Day (video game) (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D-Day is a real-time strategy war-game, that is set during and after the Normandy D-Day landings in 1944. The game features fully rendered 3D viewable
Dino D-Day (600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dino D-Day is a multiplayer team-based first-person action video game developed by 800 North and Digital Ranch and published by Valve Corporation. It
Operation Perch (6,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
encircle and seize the German occupied city of Caen, which was an Allied D-Day objective in the early stages of the Operation Overlord. Operation Perch
Axis & Allies: D-Day (333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Allies: D-Day is the fifth version of the strategy board-game Axis & Allies, released on June 11, 2004 as a celebration of the 60th anniversary of D-Day during
Operation Cobra (5,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
offensive launched by the First United States Army seven weeks after the D-Day landings, during the Normandy Campaign of World War II. American Lieutenant
D-Day Daily Telegraph crossword security alarm (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The D-Day Daily Telegraph crossword security alarm arose in 1944 when codenames related to the D-Day plans appeared as solutions in crosswords in the popular
D-Day (game) (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D-Day is a board wargame published by Avalon Hill first in 1961 and later re-released in 1965, 1971, 1977 and 1991. An operational/strategic simulation
The National WWII Museum (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the National D-Day Museum, is a museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana
D-Day Dodgers (1,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The D-Day Dodgers is a term for those Allied servicemen who fought in Italy during the Second World War, which also inspired a popular wartime soldier's
BBC History of World War II (406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Holmes. 8. D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004, 2 Episodes, 90 minutes, 16:9 Anamorphic, 1 Disc) Docudrama on the events surrounding D-Day. 9. D-Day to Berlin (2004
Overlord embroidery (232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Needlework from designs by artist Sandra Lawrence. It commemorates the D-Day invasion of France during World War II. It tells the story of Operation
Bedford, Virginia (1,180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
killed on D-Day. Three other Bedford soldiers died later in the Normandy campaign. Proportionally this community suffered the nation's severest D-Day losses
Beachhead (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
beachhead; i.e. Neptune was the first part of Overlord. According to the D-Day Museum: The armed forces use codenames to refer to the planning and execution
Ozeville (58 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the D-Day diary of Capt Walter Marchand, US Army, Medical Corps. Ozeville was assaulted on June 8th (D-Day+2) and finally taken on June 13th (D-Day+7)by
Falaise pocket (4,720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article: Operation Overlord Early Allied objectives in the wake of the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France, included the deep water port of Cherbourg
The Purple Monster Strikes (1,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
serial. It was also released as a Century 66 television film under the title D-Day on Mars (1966). The original production title for the serial was The Purple
The Lost Evidence (82 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
series was made up of 23 fifty-minute episodes with the exception of the D-Day episode, which is 100 minutes in length (or 1 hour and 40 minutes). The
Battle of Villers-Bocage (10,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
control of Caen as vital to the Normandy battle. In the days following the D-Day landings on 6 June, the Germans rapidly established strong defences in front
Theodore D. Day (197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodore D. Day (April 20, 1917 – December 22, 2003) was an American farmer and politician from New York. He was born on April 20, 1917, in New York City
Operation Overlord (10,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day). A 1,200-plane airborne assault preceded an amphibious assault involving
2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade (746 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in north-west Europe during the Second World War, landing in Normandy on D-Day and remaining in combat up to VE-Day. Soon after 3rd Canadian Tank
LCT 7074 (740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
17th LCT Flotilla during Operation Neptune, the naval dimension of the D-Day landings in June 1944. The vessel was decommissioned in 1948, and presented
Ontario Highway 416 (3,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commemorated as the Veterans Memorial Highway on the 54th anniversary of D-Day in 1998. The final link was officially opened by a World War I veteran and
Battle of Verrières Ridge (3,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and dominating the countryside between Caen and Falaise. Although a major D-Day objective for Commonwealth forces, the Allied push inland was halted short
Juno Beach (9,952 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
west of the British beach Sword. The objectives of the 3rd Division on D-Day were to cut the Caen-Bayeux road, seize the Carpiquet airport west of Caen
Roommates (2006 film) (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roommates (Hangul: 디데이; RR: D-day) is a 2006 South Korean film and the third installment of the 4 Horror Tales film series, all with different directors
D-Day: The Great Crusade (98 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
two mapsheets regulates movement at the scale of 1.5 km per hexagon. Each turn represents one day of time. D-Day: The Great Crusade at BoardGameGeek
Oklahoma D-Day (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oklahoma D-Day is the world's 2nd largest scenario game of paintball that recreates events of World War II, held at Oklahoma's D-Day Adventure Park in
No. 175 Squadron RAF (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
under canvas on temporary landing grounds in a matter of days after the D-Day landings. The squadron initially flew Hawker Hurricane fighters and was
Operation Tractable (4,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ottawa. OCLC 829337883. Retrieved 2013-05-19.  Van der Vat, D. (2003). D-Day; The Greatest Invasion, A People's History. Toronto: Madison Press. ISBN 1-55192-586-9
Operation Charnwood (7,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Normandy and Operation Overlord The Norman city of Caen was one of the D-Day objectives for the British 3rd Infantry Division which landed on Sword Beach
No. 168 Squadron RAF (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Mustang on missions over occupied Europe and in support of the D-Day landings. The squadron was formed on 15 June 1942 at RAF Snaithwell from
National Pigeon Service (695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
believed to have been sent from France on June 6, 1944 during the World War II D-day invasion. The message consists of 26 five-letter groups, with the first
Thruxton Circuit (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for troop-carrying aircraft and gliders, including operations during the D-Day landings. The circuit has been used to host motor racing events since 1950;
Atlantic Wall (1,622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hitler's Atlantic Wall. Williamson 2012, pp. 7–8. Ambrose, Stephen (1994). D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle Of World War II. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-671-67334-3
A Distant Shore: African Americans of D-Day (718 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Distant Shore: African Americans of D-Day is a television documentary program that was produced for The History Channel by Flight 33 Productions in
Utah Beach (4,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
assigned to defend the area were mostly poorly equipped non-German conscripts. D-Day at Utah began at 01:30, when the first of the airborne units arrived, tasked
Johnny Hazard (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Johnny Hazard was launched on Monday, June 5, 1944, one day before D-Day. While working on the strip during the 1940s, Robbins contributed illustrations
Mulberry harbour (2,745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the invading army and assembled off the coast of Normandy as part of the D-Day invasion of France in 1944. The Dieppe Raid of 1942 had shown that
The Longest Day (book) (501 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Day is a book by Cornelius Ryan published in 1959, telling the story of D-Day, the first day of the World War II invasion of Normandy. It includes details
American airborne landings in Normandy (7,929 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Airborne and 101st Airborne Divisions made night parachute drops early on D-Day, June 6, followed by 3,937 glider troops flown in by day. As the opening
Operation Gambit (202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
delay caused by bad weather, remained in position until 4:30am on 6 June (D-Day) when they surfaced, erected the navigational aids, an 18-foot telescopic
Lepe, Hampshire (831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lepe Country Park, with a mile of beach, pine-fringed cliffs, historic D-Day remains, and wild flower meadows. There is a cafe-and-shop open all year
USS Nevada (BB-36) (6,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
its new CO, Howard A. Yeager, who played a pivitol role at Iwo Jima and D-Day. Yeager went on to become an Admiral and even turned down the command of
Lower Peover (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
where they discussed plans about many military operations, most notably D-day. Listed buildings in Nether Peover St Oswald's Church, Lower Peover
Leonard Dawe (820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1944 was interrogated on suspicion of espionage in the run-up to the D-Day landings. Dawe was born in Brentford in west London and was educated at
2nd Battalion 28th Marines (699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
across the island cutting it in two and then assault Mount Suribachi. On D-Day+1, in a cold rain, 2/28 prepared to assault the mountain. The battalion's
French Senior Open (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tournament Elf Seniors Open 1998 Brian Waites -  England 1995-97 No tournament D Day Seniors Open 1994 Brian Waites -  England 1993 No tournament La Bresse Seniors
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial (984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
OCLC 60527603.  Complete List of Memorial Events for 65th Anniversary of D-Day American D-Day: Omaha Beach, Utah Beach & Pointe du Hoc World War II Normandy American
The Longest Day (film) (2,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
based on the 1959 history book The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, about D-Day, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II. The film was
Operation Titanic (1,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was one of several deception operations involving the Royal Air Force on D-Day; others were Operations Glimmer and Taxable, executed by No. 218 Squadron
Operation Epsom (8,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Invasion of Normandy and Operation Overlord The Normandy town of Caen was a D-Day objective for the British 3rd Infantry Division that landed on Sword Beach
Frederick William Shotton (297 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Normandy beaches helped allied commanders decide which were the best to use on D-Day. From May 1941 to September 1943, based in Egypt, he used hydrogeology to
Nathalie Sergueiew (535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
played a significant role in deceiving the Germans about the location of the D-Day landings. Sergueiew was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (niece of General
Operation Mallard (1,999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mallard was the third airborne operation involving units of the division on D-Day. The first, Operation Deadstick, had captured what are now known as the
Merville Gun Battery (369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attacked by Allied forces during the Normandy Landings commonly known as D-Day. Further information: Battle of Merville Gun Battery The Merville Battery
No. 268 Squadron RAF (461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Mustang on missions over occupied Europe and in support of the D-Day landings. The squadron was formed in August 1918 at Kalafrana, Malta
Pointe du Hoc (2,289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
German army fortified the area with concrete casements and gun pits. On D-Day (6 June 1944) the United States Army Ranger Assault Group assaulted and
Exercise Tiger (2,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was the code name for one in a series of large-scale rehearsals for the D-Day invasion of Normandy, which took place on Slapton Sands or Slapton Beach
Gold Beach (6,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
0 km) short of their D-Day objectives. Bayeux, a primary D-Day objective for 50th Division, was captured on 7 June. By the end of D-Day, the 50th Division
D-Day -1 (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D-Day - 1 was a short propaganda film produced shortly before the end of the Second World War to boost the 7th war bond drive. It focused on the experiences
Daniel Lindström (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contains songs written in Swedish by the singer himself. His third album, D-Day, was released in January 2009. He is currently living with his wife and
V for Victory: D-Day Utah Beach (1,317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
V for Victory: D-Day Utah Beach is a turn-based strategy wargame for the Macintosh and MS-DOS developed by Atomic Games in 1991 and distributed by Three-Sixty
3rd Division (United Kingdom) (3,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Crimean War, the Second Boer War, the Battle of France (1940) and D-Day (1944). It was commanded for a time, during the Second World War, by Bernard
352nd Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) (913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
outfit, the 352nd became notable for its tenacious defense of Omaha Beach on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The 352nd was formed in November 1943 in France, commanded
Axis & Allies Miniatures (4,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Uncommon) Focke-Wulf Fw 190A (D-Day; Aircraft; Rare) Fortress Defender (D-Day; Infantry; Common) Grizzled Veteran (D-Day; Hero; Uncommon) Hummel (Eastern
Sword Beach (3,708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After delays, due to both logistical difficulties and poor weather, the D-Day of Overlord was moved to 6 June 1944. Eisenhower and Bernard Montgomery
Mission Albany (4,081 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
southeast corner of the Cotentin Peninsula of France five hours ahead of the D-Day landings. The landings were badly scattered by bad weather and German ground
Mission Detroit (268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
way northwards towards the ports at Cherbourg. Casualties for the 82nd on D-Day were about 1,260 of 6,600, or about 20%. On 6 June 1944 the heavier elements
Cybele-class mine destructor vessel (539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
class, HMS Cybele and HMS Cyrus were built in 1944; one was lost following D-Day, while the other survived the war only to be scrapped shortly thereafter
442d Operations Group (1,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
June 1944, D-Day invasion. In September 1944, the 442d flew units of the 101st Airborne into Belgium during Operation Market Garden. After D-Day, the 442d
Paul Rogers (soldier) (763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain Herbert Sobel. Rogers made his first combat jump into Normandy on D-Day. James Alley, who jumped right before Rogers, had trouble getting out of
Crisbecq Battery (942 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subject to frequent aerial bombardments but it was still operational on D-Day, 6 June 1944. On this day, the battery was engaged in combat with the Allied
Battle for Caen (6,522 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
take the French city of Caen, one of the largest cities in Normandy, on D-Day. Caen was a vital objective for several reasons. Firstly, it lay astride
Free French Naval Forces (1,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Les Forces Navales Françaises Libres ("Free French Naval Forces") were the naval arm of the Free French Forces during the Second World War. They were commanded
Pegasus Bridge (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
member of the invading Allied armies to die as a result of enemy fire on D-Day. One glider, assigned to the capture of the river bridge, landed at the
Le Télégramme (157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by members of the French Resistance as the Germans retreated following D Day and the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944. The paper is distributed in Finistère
St. Augustine Saints (103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who played minor-league or semipro ball, to die while taking place in the D-Day Invasion. During the 1927 season, the team was briefly known as the Waycross
SS Jeremiah O'Brien (984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
O'Brien is a rare survivor of the 6,939-ship armada that stormed Normandy on D-Day, 1944,a and one of only two currently operational World War II Liberty ships
Longest Day (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
midnight), see Daylight Saving Time. For the book, movie and game related to D-Day, see The Longest Day. Longest Day is an original novel by Michael Collier
Bénouville, Calvados (520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
- and possibly most vital - battle of the Allied invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. From 12.15 am (British Double Summertime = 23:15 German/Middle-European
Maisy battery (638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Czechoslovakia and Poland and the Wehrmacht run battery was not marked on Allied D-Day maps which were released to the invasion troops. However, there remains
TommyD (1,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
collaboration with house music DJ Roger Sanchez, co-wrote and produced the single "D-Day" as a duo of the same name. He also collaborated with Little Louie Vega
RAF Ashford (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the temporary Advanced Landing Ground airfields built in France after D-Day, required as the Allied forces moved east across France and Germany. It
RAF Uxbridge (6,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
during the evacuation of Dunkirk in May 1940 (Operation Dynamo) and the D-Day landings (Operation Overlord). It was here that Winston Churchill first
Operation Bodyguard (3,485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Germans during the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 (also known as D-Day) and delayed German reinforcements to the region for some time afterwards
Wyandotte, Oklahoma (687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over. Main article: Oklahoma D-Day Every year in June, Wyandotte hosts one of the largest scenario paintball
Southwick House (420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
requisitioned and became the new home of HMS Dryad. In 1943, with the planning for D-Day already underway, the house was chosen to be the location of the advance
422d Test and Evaluation Squadron (2,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Force in England in the spring of 1944, prior to the D-Day landings in France. During the run-up to D-Day, the squadron trained with Royal Air Force night
Battle of Merville Gun Battery (2,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kershaw, p.307 Harclerode, pp.319–320 Buckingham, William F. (2005). D-Day The First 72 Hours. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2842-X
Leonard T. Schroeder (1,617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was the first American soldier to come ashore from a landing craft in the D-Day invasion. Schroeder was born in the Baltimore suburb of Linthicum Heights
First United States Army Group (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a fictitious paper command Allied Army Group in World War II prior to D-Day, part of Operation Quicksilver, created to deceive the Germans about where
Paddy (pigeon) (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fastest pigeon to arrive back in England with news of the success of the D-Day invasion, out of hundreds dispatched. He flew 230 miles across the English
John Howard (British Army officer) (2,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bénouville and Ranville in Normandy, France on 6 June 1944 as part of the D-Day landings during the Second World War. These bridges spanned the Caen Canal
Bill Millin (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Simon Fraser, 15th Lord Lovat, commander of 1 Special Service Brigade at D-Day. Millin was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada on 14 July 1922 to a
Hobart's Funnies (2,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that use of the range of "funnies" would have saved American lives. After D-Day, American forces did make limited use of the Sherman Crab mine-clearing
Littlestone-on-Sea (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ocean, station, formerly used to carry petrol across to France during the D-Day landings. Littlestone is the location of Mr Bedford's landing in the sphere
Normandy Veterans' Association (88 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
invasion. The association was represented in the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, the last official engagement as the association plans to dissolve
What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown? (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the United States, and one week prior to the 39th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion. The special directly follows the events of the 1980 theatrical
Operation Fortitude (3,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it would be difficult to imply Calais being the main assault following D-Day. Strangeways' final concerns related to the effort required for physical
Military designation of days and hours (927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Studios video game, see H-Hour: World's Elite ; for the D-Day designation, see H-hour (D-day). The military designation of days and hours within the North
France and Germany Star (406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Germany from 6 June 1944 (D-Day) to 8 May 1945. The qualifying sea area is the North Sea south of a line
USS PC-1261 (166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II. She is notable for being the first ship sunk during the D-Day landings on 6 June 1944, when she was hit by shellfire from German shore
Sverre Petterssen (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
significant weather forecast in history, the D-Day Forecast, where he contributed significantly to the postponement of D-day by one day. Three groups of meteorologists
Air Crew Europe Star (383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commencing qualifying service for the Air Crew Europe Star. From 6 June 1944 (D-Day), operational flying over Europe qualified aircrew for the France and Germany
United States invasion of Panama (7,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
deploys. JCS designates D-Day/H-Hour as 20 December/1:00 a.m. 19 December: U.S. forces alerted, marshalled, and launched. D-Day, 20 December 1989 U.S.
Bruce Lee, D-Day at Macao (288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bruce Lee, D-Day at Macao (Also known as Karate Superman or Little Superman.) is 1975 Hong Kong martial art movie directed by Ng See-yuen and starring
No. 401 Squadron RCAF (2,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
RAF Staplehurst in August and Biggin Hill on October. Operations prior to D-Day were flown from RAF Tangmere. On 15 March four JG 26 FW-190s were claimed
Cornelius Ryan (832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
history, especially his World War II books: The Longest Day: 6 June 1944 D-Day (1959), The Last Battle (1966), and A Bridge Too Far (1974). Ryan was
Sainte-Mère-Église (1,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sarkozy. Tourism in Sainte-Mère-Église today centers on its role in the D-Day invasion. There are many small museums (such as the Airborne Museum) and
Casanova Brown (485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
western France after the Allies had liberated those territories following the D-Day Invasion. Arriving in a small Illinois town by train, Casanova Brown is
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Merderet River on the Cotentin Peninsula of France five hours ahead of the D-Day landings. The drops were scattered by bad weather and German antiaircraft
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situated between the landing beaches Omaha and Gold. On the night before the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944, the battery was subjected to a barrage comprising
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Division. The division's first mission was Operation Tonga on 6 June 1944, D-Day, part of the Normandy landings, where it was responsible for securing the
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Force in England in the spring of 1944, prior to the D-Day landings in France. During the run-up to D-Day, the squadron trained with Royal Air Force night
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their experiences, particularly any participation in D-Day. By the time of publication of Ambrose's D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War
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20 July 1942. It would participate in three operations during the war: D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge and Operation Varsity. As part of the 2nd Airborne
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Allies: D-Day in that the game is played on a tactical rather than strategic level, although the gameplay is radically different from D-Day or any other
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prototype for temporary Advanced Landing Grounds built in France after D-Day, and as the Allied forces moved east across France and Germany. It was used
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land on D-Day' 15 April 2005 A new theory on the sinking of the floating Sherman tanks on D-Day Juno Beach – Fort Garry Horse DD Tanks on D-Day Juno Beach
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Research Council. First worn in combat by British and Canadian troops on D-Day, the Mk III was used alongside the Brodie helmet for the remainder of the
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starring Tom Selleck, as well as the Emmy-nominated biopics Ike: Countdown to D-Day (also starring Selleck) and Gotti, starring Armand Assante. He has directed
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temporary Advanced Landing Ground airfields to be built in France after D-Day, as the Allied forces moved east across France and Germany. Kingsnorth was
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from Omaha Beach, where, in World War II, American soldiers defeated the Nazis on 6 June 1944 (D-Day). Communes of the Calvados department INSEE
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squadron in the RAF Second Tactical Air Force during the period between D-Day and VE-Day. No. 410 Squadron supported the Allied forces during the Normandy
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Mission Boston, scheduled for 5 hours before the amphibious landings on D-Day. Cloud cover and German fire caused the landings to be dispersed; the paratroopers
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upwards of 1,000 tons of material a day for the first two weeks following D-Day on 6 June 1944. German forces surrendering to Canadian troops in
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(London, Ontario). Lt. McCormick was the only Allied soldier to reach his D-Day objective when on 6 June 1944, after the tank he commanded passed through
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This article is about the H-hour of Operation Overlord. For the general military designation, see H-hour. H-hour was the name given to the airborne assault
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he landed at the Allied invasion of Sicily, Salerno and Juno Beach on D-Day with the Canadian forces. His 1955 romantic novel The Sixth of June was
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in World War II. He is best known for his actions in the first hours of D-Day at Pointe du Hoc on the coast of Normandy, France. Pointe du Hoc was the
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1943, Winston Churchill visited the area as the allies practised for the D Day landings. The footpath linking it and Coppet Hall beach was once a
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Ann Arbor, Michigan ) was a decorated World War II group commander in the D-Day invasion, an Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling coach, and a college football
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during World War II, most notably serving during the early phases of the D-Day Invasion. Because no biography of Dollmann's life and career exists, only
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Operation Bodyguard Operation Copperhead D-Day naval deceptions Operation Fortitude Operation Graffham Operation Ironside Operation Skye Operation
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Airborne Division and the German Wehrmacht on D-Day, June 6, 1944. On June 6, 2012, the 68th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, a 12-foot tall bronze statue
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Normandy and Operation Overlord The historic Norman town of Caen was a D-Day objective for the British 3rd Infantry Division that landed on Sword Beach
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two combined arms operations (Operations Amsterdam and Jubilee) and the D-day landings (Operation Neptune). She hit a mine on 6 January 1945 and was subsequently
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World War the army was the core element in the British contribution in the D-Day landings in Normandy and subsequent advance across Europe. The Second
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to England to support the Normandy landings, landing on Omaha Beach on D-Day. Following the end of the war, she served on occupation duties in the Far
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He had the distinction of receiving the only Victoria Cross awarded on D-Day (6 June 1944). Stanley Hollis was born in Middlesbrough, North Riding
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for the entertainment of American troops stationed locally, and prior to D-Day, General Eisenhower addressed those troops. Cheesefoot Head is regularly
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Parachute Battalion, part of the 6th Airborne Division, over Normandy on D-Day on June 6, 1944. He had to be 'helped' out of the 'plane with a piece of
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Auxiliary Boat Gondolier Prince. Hampshire and D-Day. Martin Doughty. ISBN 1-85741-047-5 Hampshire and D-Day. Martin Doughty. ISBN 1-85741-047-5 Southampton
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World War. She served as a troop ship in Operation Overlord, including "D-Day" on 6 June 1944. She was lost while en convoy to France with 1,483 troops
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before D-Day however, as the squadron was engaged in bomber escort and saw few enemy aircraft. Opportunities for air-to-air combat came on D-Day and on
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AGENT: The Eddie Chapman Story (2011), "Double Cross - The True Story of the D Day Spies" (2012) and "Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal". According to
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officer and meteorologist who provided vital weather forecasts for the Allied D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944. Hogben was also involved in the hunt for the
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by Roger Hesketh and published in 1999 under the title ''Fortitude: The D-Day Deception Campaign contained a copy of a message sent by Agent Brutus to
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American officer killed by German fire on D-Day. As Mathias stood ahead of his men at 0227 hours on D-Day, ready to parachute from his C-47 Dakota over
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as Jack Dalton on the television series MacGyver and as Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day in National Lampoon's Animal House. McGill was born in San Antonio
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Wellingtons for night reconnaissance duties beginning operations on the eve of D-Day. In September the Squadron moved to France and Belgium until 7 May 1945
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U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower during the D-Day invasions; the generals prayed together before D-Day at Christ Church Portsdown, on the hill, which
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2008 and produces 300 gallons of ale every week. During the build-up to D-day the US Army operated from an airstrip in Piddlehinton using Piper L-4 Grasshoppers
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the pigeon". Northern Echo. 2 June 2004.  "D-Day Timeline". Royal Air Force. Retrieved 22 June 2011.  "DDay Fliers Decorated". British Pathe. Retrieved
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notional airborne landings, using dummy parachutists similar to those used on D-Day, in the interior of Kyūshū the day before the actual landings were to take
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Normandy: D-day from Wiktionary D-day Textbooks from Wikibooks D-day Quotations from Wikiquote D-day Source texts from Wikisource D-day Images and
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Division of the United States Army during World War II. He was killed on "D-Day" when the aircraft he was aboard was shot down by ground fire. Meehan was
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Stagg and Operation Overlord, in particular the weather-forecasting for the D-Day landings and the resultant tensions between Dwight D. Eisenhower, James
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Operation Fortitude: The True Story of the Key Spy Operation of WWII that Saved D-Day (1. publ. ed.). London: Collins. ISBN 978-0-00-731353-2.  Rankin, Nicholas
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(2004). D-Day : Juno Beach, Canada's 24 Hours of Destiny. Dundurn Press. ISBN 1-55002-492-2.  Zuehlke, Mark (2005), Juno Beach: Canada's D-Day Victory
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temporary Advanced Landing Ground airfields that were built in France after D-Day, when the need for advanced landing fields became urgent as the Allied forces
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Guard and Blacksod Lighthouse were commemorated on the 70th anniversary of D-Day (the allied invasion of Normandy). Irish Coast Guardsman and lighthouse
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Stroud: Sutton Publishing. ISBN 0-7509-2822-0.  van der Vat, D. (2003). D-Day; The Greatest Invasion, A People's History. Toronto: Madison Press. ISBN 1-55192-586-9
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bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day. 5 June - At 10:15 p.m. local time, the BBC transmits the second line of
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Advanced Landing Ground type airfield which would be built in France after D-Day, when the need advanced landing fields would become urgent as the Allied
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stop aircraft being compromised when based at forward bases in France, D-Day stripes were ordered removed a month after from the upper surfaces of airplanes
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Allied commander Dwight Eisenhower made the decision to go ahead with the D-Day landings based on a detailed weather report from Blacksod Bay. Despite the
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the 3rd Infantry Division to spearhead I Corps' landing at Sword Beach on D-Day. Brig. C.W. Norman Brig. H.F. Fisher Brig. J.G. de W.Mullins Brig. G.E
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tilt towards, content and subject driven cinema. Films like City of Gold, D-Day and The Lunchbox are stark examples of that. Amongst the most talked about
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temporary Advanced Landing Ground airfields to be built in France after D-Day, when the need for advanced landing fields became urgent as the Allied forces
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aircraft were employed by the RAF against airfields in France prior to D-day, and later using the Hawker Hurricane IIC in various theatres. One of the
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ceremonies at the cemetery on June 6, 2004, marking the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Queen Elizabeth II and President of France François Hollande attended
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Experience | America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference". PBS. Retrieved Dec 14, 2012.  "American Experience | D-Day". PBS. Retrieved Dec 14, 2012. 
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Advanced Landing Ground type airfield which would be built in France after D-Day, when the need advanced landing fields would become urgent as the Allied
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surviving officer of the coup de main operation by glider borne troops on D Day, 6 June 1944, which was tasked with capturing two vital bridges before the
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the same name by William Bradford Huie, who had been a SeaBee officer on D-Day. Both Garner and Andrews consider it their personal favorite of their films
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Advanced Landing Ground type airfield which would be built in France after D-Day, when the need advanced landing fields would become urgent as the Allied
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Advanced Landing Ground type airfield which would be built in France after D-Day, when the need advanced landing fields would become urgent as the Allied
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of the UK. MGBs were also involved in the protection of shipping after D-Day. In the Mediterranean, they were used offensively to sink Italian and German
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during World War II who discovers vital information about the upcoming D-Day invasion. In his attempt to return to Germany with the information, he travels
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reported high up the chain of command. It was executed some time before D-Day, and in the midst of several other Allied deceptions. German intelligence