D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary Quick Facts - US

2020 DateJune 6, 2020
2021 DateJune 6, 2021
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary History

D day Anniversary is a day of awareness and appreciation to all people that fought in Normandy to defeat the Nazis and re-establish freedom. Normandy will bear the scars of this moment in history. Every year on June 6, the world pays tribute to all veterans that bravely fought the Nazis.

D-Day Anniversary Facts & Quotes

  • According to CNN, the exact number of casualties is not known. It is estimated that approximately 10,000 Allied soldiers were killed, wounded and or went missing in action: 6,603 Americans, 2,700 British and 946 Canadians.
  • According to History's blog post, D-Day comes from the army’s use of the term undefined day or the first day of any operation.

D-Day Anniversary References and Related Sites

obamawhitehouse.archives.gov: Normandy Landings

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