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D-Day 75th Anniversary: The story of the longest day – France 24


From a couple of weeks ago

This week, the world is marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day… the beginning of the end of World War 2. On June 6th, 1944, 150 thousand British, American and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy. It was a dramatic bid to free France from the Nazis with the biggest combined land, air and naval operation in history. We take a closer look at the strategy and intricate preparation it took to prepare the Normandy invasion but also the effect it had on the thousands who took part.

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