Today in U.S. Naval History: June 6

Thursday, June 06, 2013
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

Today in U.S. Naval History – June 6

1944 - D-Day, in Operation Overlord, Allied invasion fleet (more than 2,700 ships and craft) land troops on Normandy beaches, the largest amphibious landing in history

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