6th june 2021: 77° anniversary of D-Day (Allied landing in Normandy)

° BLOG ° Gabriele Romano

Today is the anniversary of D-Day, on 6 June 1944 the Allied landing in Normandy changed history

The extremely risky operation opened the way for the allies to free Europe from Nazism

The codename was Operation Overlord. On June 6, 1944, an ambitious plan and the sacrifice of many soldiers made it possible to land in Normandy, France, which went down in history as D-Day.

Europe on fire
Prior to the June 6 military operation, Germany had invaded France and was expanding across Europe. The allies decided to risk everything, organizing the landing on the beaches of northern France. Men and vehicles left Great Britain, where troops and equipment had been gathered in the previous weeks. The activity did not remain a secret to Germany, but, with skillful strategic work, the Allies led the enemy to believe that they would attack the Pas de Calais and not five beaches along…

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