On This Day,
There are moments that define us as people. The Marine Corps is no different. We’ve gathered some of the most impactful events in our corner of the world. Let’s see what happened “On This Day.”
Tuesday, June 6, 1944, American troops performed a huge operation in what history knows as the Invasion of Normandy. The battle for Normandy is among one of the many fronts that took place on the beaches of Western Europe part of Operation Overlord. More than 160,000 Allied troops participated in the invasion. Establishing a foothold that guaranteed victory in Europe against the Axis powers.
For more information of this historical event visit: https://www.history.com/news/d-day-normandy-wii-facts
(U.S. Marine Corps video animation by: Cpl Tylor J. Camfield)