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Experiencing War (D-DAY 65th Anniversary, June 6, 1994-2009): Stories from the Veterans History Project
On the Beach Beyond the Beach D-Day Plus 1, Plus 2
On the Beach Beyond the Beach D-Day Plus 1, Plus 2...

Next to December 7, 1941, the most memorable date in the history of World War II is that of June 6, 1944, when Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy. Thanks to German miscalculations, the invasion met much less resistance than thought possible. D-Day marked the beginning of the end of the war in Europe, though it would rage on for another 11 months. Here are stories of men who stormed those beaches, who directed the landings, who sailed or flew in support of the invasion, who parachuted or piloted gliders into France on the night of June 5, and who arrived in the days after June 6 (D-Day Plus 1, etc.) to continue the perilous work of pushing back and defeating the German Army.


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