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Wednesday, June 6


Operation Overlord was the codename for the Allied invasion of northwest Europe, which began on June 6, 1944, and ended on August 19, 1944, when the Allies crossed the River Seine. Over sixty years later, the Normandy invasion still remains the largest seaborne invasion in history, involving almost three million troops crossing the English Channel from England to Normandy. Operation Neptune was the codename given to the initial assault phase of Operation Overlord; its mission, to gain a foothold on the continent, started on June 6, 1944 (commonly known as D-Day) and ended on June 30, 1944.

The Normandy invasion began with overnight parachute and glider landings, massive air attacks, naval bombardments, and an early morning amphibious phase began on June 6. The “D-Day” forces deployed from bases along the south coast of England, the most important of these being Portsmouth. The battle for Normandy continued for more than two months, with campaigns to establish, expand, and eventually break out of the Allied beachheads, and concluded with the liberation of Paris and the fall of the Falaise pocket in late August 1944.

The Battle of Normandy was described thus by Adolf Hitler: “In the East, the vastness of space will... permit a loss of territory... without suffering a mortal blow to Germany’s chance for survival. Not so in the West! If the enemy here succeeds… consequences of staggering proportions will follow within a short time.”

Shall us salute all gallant officers who scarified their life for liberation and freedom~

Without their effort, we may be still living under either the Soviet iron curtain, or thrill of Nazi Germany.

Since women came to power, men gotta go through all brand new battles. Sorry for my laziness, originally wanna post some cookery stuff on the men's D day, I just dun have the time, make it up for you later.

7 comment:

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宇宙人 said...

有關係的 ?? 囧rz

北北 said...
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宇宙人 said...

我都好喜歡 zz 的說~ ♡

但係我都唔係小男孩啦!! ( ゚∀゚)つP

北北 said...
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宇宙人 said...

≡ ∧_∧   ∧_∧
≡(#`Д )⊃;; )Д`)・゚.・
≡/つ  /  ⊂ ⊂/


年紀同立場無關 lor, 唔係點解 d 人成日認十七歲~

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