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Normandy landings (10,096 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"
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) (675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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 during World War II, on
Invasion of Normandy (6,367 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 (63 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
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
Omaha Beach (11,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provided by the United States 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 (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The D-Day Museum is located in Southsea, Portsmouth in Hampshire, England. Opened in 1984 by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, it tells the story of Operation
Axis & Allies: D-Day (339 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 Overlord (10,703 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
D-Day (2013 film) (2,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
D-Day is a 2013 Indian action spy film co-produced by DAR motion pictures and Emmay Entertainment Private Limited. The movie is directed by Nikhil Advani
D-Day (TV series) (300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
D-Day (Hangul: 디데이; RR: Di Dei) is a 2015 South Korean television series that airs on jTBC on Fridays and Saturdays at 20:40 for 20 episodes beginning
Gigwise (835 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 Offline
Juno Beach (9,960 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
including the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). The objectives of the 3rd Division on D-Day were to cut the Caen-Bayeux road, seize the Carpiquet airport west of Caen
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (1,678 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
Australian contribution to the Battle of Normandy (6,970 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
D-Day (video game) (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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
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
Dino D-Day (590 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
D-Day Daily Telegraph crossword security alarm (793 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
Atlantic Wall (1,719 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
Operation Perch (6,702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
intended to encircle and seize the German occupied city of Caen, which was a D-Day objective for the British 3rd Infantry Division in the early phases of Operation
Utah Beach (4,779 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
Operation Cobra (5,771 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
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
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
D-Day the Sixth of June (961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D-Day the Sixth of June is a 1956 romantic CinemaScope war film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry Koster and produced by Charles Brackett
Operation Mallard (2,019 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
Gold Beach (6,450 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
The National WWII Museum (1,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana
BBC History of World War II (407 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
D-Day Dodgers (1,120 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
Operation Copperhead (1,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Bedford, Virginia (1,214 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
Battle of Villers-Bocage (10,019 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
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
D-Day (game) (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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
Beachhead (350 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
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
Falaise Pocket (4,787 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 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
Mulberry harbour (4,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Normandy in June 1944. After successfully holding beachheads following D-Day two prefabricated harbours were taken in sections across the English Channel
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
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
LCT 7074 (738 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
Oklahoma D-Day (978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oklahoma D-Day is the world's largest scenario game of paintball that recreates events of World War II, held at Oklahoma's D-Day Adventure Park in Wyandotte
Ontario Highway 416 (3,503 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 Merville Gun Battery (2,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gregory, p.108 Zaloga and Johnson, p.35 Eckhertz, Holger (April 2015). D Day Through German Eyes. loc 1934: DTZ History Publications.  |access-date=
Operation Charnwood (7,688 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
Operation Zeppelin (deception plan) (1,957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
codenames. Vendetta referred to a threat toward Southern France close to D-Day whilst Turpitude was the codename for the final stage of Zeppelin, an overland
410 Tactical Fighter Operational Training Squadron (5,228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Victoria Gardens, Portland (854 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American troops during D-Day, particularly the US 1st Division who embarked for "Omaha Beach" in June 1944. The island's role in the D-Day landings was celebrated
Operation Tractable (4,091 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
Roommates (2006 film) (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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
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
National Pigeon Service (701 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
Sword Beach (4,027 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
Houlgate battery (469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1941. Their attempt to destroy the battery failed. Two weeks prior to D-Day, the battery was bombed by B-26 Marauders. Over 500 tons of bombs landed
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
The Longest Day (book) (501 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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 (7,932 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
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
Mont Canisy battery (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
landing in June 1944, only four cannons remained, two is casemates. On D-Day, 6 June 1944, HMS Warspite (03), Ramillies and HMS Roberts engaged the bunker
29th Infantry Division (United States) (4,734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The cross-channel invasion of France finally came on 6 June 1944, D-Day, Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy. The 29th Infantry Division
2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade (764 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Armoured regiments and saw service in northwest Europe, landing in Normandy on D-Day and remaining in combat up to Victory in Europe Day. Soon after 3rd
Saving Private Ryan (5,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orders that Ryan must be found and sent home immediately. Three days after D-Day, Miller receives orders to find Ryan and bring him back from the front.
Leonard Dawe (859 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
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
2nd Battalion 28th Marines (700 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
Lower Peover (176 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
Operation Windsor (2,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carpiquet area. German resistance prevented the town from being captured on D-Day, a result considered possible by Lieutenant-General Miles Dempsey the Second
3rd Division (United Kingdom) (3,759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Crimean War, the Second Boer War, the Battle of France (1940) and D-Day landings of 6 June 1944. It was commanded for a time, during the Second
Operation Epsom (8,972 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
Michael J. Daly (2,168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
world war and was sent to Europe, participating in the D-Day landings at Omaha Beach. After the D-Day invasion, he fought on to Germany where he was wounded
Merville Gun Battery (379 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
Frederick William Shotton (295 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 (574 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
No. 268 Squadron RAF (458 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
Operation Tonga (6,931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
between 5 June and 7 June 1944 as a part of Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings during the Second World War. The paratroopers and glider-borne
Pointe du Hoc (2,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
German army fortified the area with concrete casemates and gun pits. On D-Day (6 June 1944) the United States Army Ranger Assault Group assaulted and
Operation Lüttich (2,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
War. McGraw-Hill, New York. ISBN 0-07-037453-8 Van Der Vat, Dan (2003). D-Day; The Greatest Invasion, A People's History. Madison Press. ISBN 1-55192-586-9
USS Nevada (BB-36) (6,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
battleship present at both Pearl Harbor and the Normandy landings. After D-Day, the Allies headed to Toulon for another amphibious assault, codenamed Operation
No. 168 Squadron RAF (273 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
V for Victory: D-Day Utah Beach (1,311 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
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
352nd Infantry Division (920 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
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
Operation Totalize (3,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Caen had been an objective of the British forces assaulting Sword Beach on D-Day. However, the German defences were strongest in this sector, and most of
Operation Titanic (1,294 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
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
Mission Detroit (270 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
Mission Albany (4,083 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
Operation Deadstick (5,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert (5 June 2009). "D-Day veterans recall heroic deeds on 65th anniversary". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 10 April 2011.  D-Day Commemoration Committee
Thruxton Circuit (598 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 paratroopers who took part in the successful Bruneval Raid
The Longest Day (film) (2,766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
war film based on Cornelius Ryan's book The Longest Day (1959), about the D-Day landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. The film was
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
Battle for Caen (6,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Allies aimed to take Caen, one of the largest cities in Normandy on D-Day. Caen was an important Allied objective because it lay astride the Orne
Exercise Tiger (2,647 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
Maisy battery (632 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 the Allied D-Day maps which were released to the invasion troops. Given that the Allied Rangers
Crisbecq Battery (941 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
TommyD (1,411 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
American Experience (season 6) (140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Experience | America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference". PBS. Retrieved Dec 14, 2012.  "American Experience | D-Day". PBS. Retrieved Dec 14, 2012. 
425th Fighter Squadron (1,887 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
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
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
Bill Millin (1,483 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
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 (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Divisional Engineers - D Day 1944 The 6th Airborne Division in Normandy The bridge in 1944 A detailed description of the area and operation D-Day : Etat des Lieux :
Operation Gambit (204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
caused by bad weather, remained in position until 4:30 a.m. on 6 June (D-Day) when they surfaced, erected the navigational aids, an 18-foot telescopic
RAF Uxbridge (6,054 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
Bénouville, Calvados (519 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
Hillman Fortress (973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
complex has been sited as a reason for the Allies not completing their major D-Day objective of taking Caen. The bunkers are now open a museum and run by local
3rd Canadian Division (3,561 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
iteration served with distinction from 1941 to 1945, taking part in the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944. A duplicate of the 3rd Canadian Division was formed
John Howard (British Army officer) (2,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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
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
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
What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown? (645 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
First United States Army Group (592 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
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
H-hour (D-day) (350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
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
Hobart's Funnies (2,174 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
Leonard T. Schroeder (1,589 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
Sverre Petterssen (446 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
Operation Fortitude (3,668 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
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
Longues-sur-Mer battery (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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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immigration officer in 'D-Day'". The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 March 2013.  Shah, Shreya (19 July 2013). "Review: ‘D-Day’ is ‘Explosive’". The Wall
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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
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p.275 Crookenden, pp.279 and 279 Harclerode, p.347 Ferguson, p.20 "D-Day — The Normandy Landings". Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom). Retrieved
Casanova Brown (503 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
Axis & Allies: Battle of the Bulge (600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
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
Cornelius Ryan (871 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
Mission Boston (2,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
United States invasion of Panama (7,698 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 McGill (913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day in National Lampoon's Animal House, as Jack Dalton on MacGyver, as
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is based on the real Red Ball Express convoys that took place after the D-Day landings in Normandy in June 1944. The tag line for the movie is "From beachhead
No. 401 Squadron RCAF (2,156 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
27th Armoured Brigade (1,482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
British Army that served in World War II and played a crucial role in the D-Day landings on 6 June 1944 and the following Battle of Normandy until disbandment
DD tank (4,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Normandy Veterans' Association (88 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Normandy invasion. The association was represented in the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, the last official engagement as the association planned to
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
RAF Staplehurst (608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Stephen E. Ambrose (5,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
RAF Kingsnorth (World War II) (624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
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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she is a rare survivora of the 6,939-ship armada that stormed Normandy on D-Day, 1944. Jeremiah O'Brien, SS John W. Brown, and SS Hellas Liberty are the
USS LST-357 (160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Leonard Lomell (2,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
USS LST-355 (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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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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
Brothers in Arms (video game series) (707 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
version received mixed to positive reviews. Main article: Brothers in Arms: D-Day First person shooter game only for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) Main
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Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France. Bény-sur-Mer was liberated on D-Day by Le Régiment de la Chaudière, a French Canadian unit. There was a gun
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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
Creully (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(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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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
Operation Atlantic (2,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
historic Norman town of Caen, while "ambitious", was the most important D-Day objective assigned to British Lieutenant-General John Crocker's I Corps
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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
Second Army (United Kingdom) (960 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
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
Merderet (417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Paradummy (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Operation Bodyguard Operation Copperhead D-Day naval deceptions Operation Ferdinand Operation Fortitude Operation Graffham Operation Ironside Operation
Friedrich Dollmann (3,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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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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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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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for the entertainment of American troops stationed locally, and prior to D-Day, General Eisenhower addressed those troops. Cheesefoot Head is regularly
Wyandotte, Oklahoma (707 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
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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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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
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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
Bing (Brian) (387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Parachute Battalion, part of the 6th Airborne Division, over Normandy on D-Day on 6 June 1944. He had to be 'helped' out of the 'plane with a piece of
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black-and-white film written and directed by Stuart Cooper. Set around the D-Day invasion ('Operation Overlord'), Overlord is a war film about a young soldier's
1944 in France (742 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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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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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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
Lionel Shapiro (86 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
SS Empire Javelin (739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Empire Javelin served as a troop ship in Operation Overlord, including "D-Day" on 6 June 1944. She was lost on December 28, 1944 while en convoy to France
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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
No. 69 Squadron RAF (340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
XIIIs for night reconnaissance duties, beginning operations on the eve of D-Day, using flares to locate enemy troop movements. In September the Squadron
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charade in history". The final section of the book covers events on and after D-Day, including physical deceptions carried out on the night of the invasion
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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
Jagdgeschwader 1 (World War II) (9,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
From late 1942 onwards it was tasked with defence of the Reich. After D-Day, elements of JG 1 were moved to France and were tasked with air support
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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
Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit (804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Among the campaigns which it recorded were the invasion of Sicily, the D-Day Landings, the liberation of Paris and the Elbe River link-up of the Allied
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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
Operation Spring (1,861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Dean Rockwell (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
– August 8, 2005)) 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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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
Mission Elmira (750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
The Americanization of Emily (1,764 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Stanley Hollis (1,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Invasion stripes (994 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
David Wood (British Army officer) (640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of the 2nd Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (the 52nd), on D Day, 6 June 1944, which was tasked with capturing Pegasus Bridge and Horsa Bridge
Irish Coast Guard (1,450 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guard and Blacksod Lighthouse were commemorated on the 70th anniversary of D-Day (the allied invasion of Normandy). Irish Coast Guardsman and lighthouse
Thomas Meehan III (644 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Pressure (play) (1,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Stagg and Operation Overlord, in particular the weather-forecasting for the D-Day landings and the resultant tensions between Dwight D. Eisenhower, James
DAR Motion Pictures (608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
6th Airborne Division (United Kingdom) (3,022 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
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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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