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French Town Is a Living D-Day Memorial

The French town of Sainte-Mere-Englise Is a Living D-Day Memorial. It was the first village in Normandy to be liberated by the Americans. An effigy of Private John M Steele who landed on the church tower.on D-Day, 6th June 1944. He was made famous in the film, The Longest Day


The Allied casualties figures for D-Day have generally been estimated at 10,000, including 2,500 dead. Broken down by nationality, the usual D-Day casualty figures are approximately 2,700 British, 946 Canadians, and 6,603 Americans. The US National D-Day Memorial Foundation has recently achieved a more accurate figure, they have so far verified 2,499 American D-Day fatalities and 1,914 from the other Allied nations, for a total of 4,413 dead.Above: Soldiers of the Allied Expeditionnary…

D-Day Memorial Bedford VA


Visit D-Day Beaches in Normandy :: American WWII Cemetery in Normandy


Volunteers Etch 9000 Figures onto Normandy Beach in D Day Memorial

Volunteers Etch 9000 Figures onto Normandy Beach in D Day Memorial


Worrld War II — D-Day, the Allied Invasion of Normandy - National D-Day Memorial

National D-Day Memorial set to mark 70th anniversary of WWII Normandy landings - "Scaling the Wall" a tribute to 2nd Ranger Battallion's assault on Pointe-du-Hoc, during D-Day invasion, at National D-Day Memorial, Bedfore, Va. Veterans - Stripes


April 11, 1945: This Day in History from the History Channel. A text site with a timeline regarding the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp.


D-Day Memorial Honors Man Responsible for Its Creation -