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Joe Marconi

Let us All Remember June 6, 1944; D-Day

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TODAY IS THE 76TH ANNIVEARY OF D-DAY. LET US ALL REMEMEBER: Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France's Normandy region.

D-Day Remembrance: Facts, Casualties, Why Invasion Is Called D-Day

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