Shadow of D-Day stretches throughout modern history

It was a day that defined the world for generations. On June 6, 1944, about 160,000 American, British and Canadian troops stormed five beaches along a 60-mile front in Normandy in the largest seaborne invasion in history. Seventy-five years later, the world still lives in the shadow of D-Day.

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D-Day at the movies: rousing, gruesome, solemn and sometimes tragicomic

This is the day that changed the world; They depended on each other — and the world depended on them; In the last great invasion of the last great war, the greatest danger for eight men was saving ... one; The real glory of war is surviving; Swinging’s their game and London will never be the same!

Stars and Stripes was there: 'This Was the Invasion'

Six thousand feet below invasion surged over the beaches of France and against Hitler's Atlantic Wall, and, as the first black dots moved over the white sand, a gunner said over the interphone: "Jesus Christ, at last."

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