The Great Crusade
Operation Overlord began on 6 June 1944. It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings, and by August there were over 3 000 000 Allied troops in France.
June 6, 1994 - Omaha Beach, Normandy - Start of D - Day - WWII - " Operation Overlord" The allied invasion of Nazi occupied Europe. D- Day began on the beaches of Normandy & France.