Today in U.S. Naval History: June 6

Posted by Eric Haun
Friday, June 06, 2014
Troops and crewmen aboard a Coast Guard manned LCVP as it approaches a Normandy beach on "D-Day", June 6, 1944. (Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard 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

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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