A solemn salute of remembrance and honor to the brave U.S. and allied troops involved in the Normandy landings, including from the sea and air, on June 6, 1944 ... in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and referred to as... D-Day. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history.
The operation began the liberation of German-occupied France ... laying the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front.
Allied casualties were at least 10,000, with 4,414 confirmed dead. German casualties are estimated at 4,000 to 9,000.
All Hands Magazine / Defense Media Activity-Navy Production by Austin Rooney - June 2019 Edit by USA Patriotism!