This year marks 75 years since the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, more commonly known as D-day. Today’s post comes from Megan Huang in the National Archives History Office. On June 6, 1944, in one of the most well-remembered moments of World War II, American, British, and Canadian forces stormed the 50-mile stretch…
This post originally appeared on the U.S. National Archives’ blog.
I’d highly recommend checking it out for a brief overview and a look at some of the fascinating artifacts from the archives, including a draft of the statement Eisenhower prepared in case the invasion failed.
Thanks for visiting,