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Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy — June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

Images of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy -- June 6, 1944

The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy, in Operation Overlord, during World War II. The landings commenced on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 (D-Day), beginning at 6:30 am British Double Summer Time (GMT+2). In planning, D-Day was the term used for the day of actual landing, which was dependent on final approval.