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June 6, 1944: Allied soldiers descended on the beaches of Normandy for D-Day, in an operation that marked victory over Nazi Germany during WWII.

D-DAY By The Numbers

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Invasion Troops: 153.110

Soldiers landed: 129.710

12.500 Vehicles

6.330 Ships

1.550 Tanks

23.400 Airborne troops

1.370 Air Transport

3.500 Troop Carriers

120 Warships

250 Minesweepers

3.950 Fighters

500 Cargo Carriers

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Editor in Chief Mehdi Chourou