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D-Day

 

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All though german forces beleived an invasion wouldn't happen on the foggie morning of June 6, 1944, "Operation Overlord" was underway. Soldiers landed on the beeches of Normandy, France at the direction of general Dwight D. Eisenhower. Thousand of men took part in the battle, which was a turning point in World War II. What does the D stand for in "D-Day." It is unclear, but Eisenhower ones said it was short for "departed date."

Answer Key

Although German forces believed an invasion wouldn't happen on the foggy morning of June 6, 1944, "Operation Overlord" was underway. Soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, at the direction of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Thousands of men took part in the battle, which was a turning point in World War II. What does the D stand for in "D-Day"? It is unclear, but Eisenhower once said it was short for "departed date."

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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06/2005