Normandy Landing Beaches
The Normandy Landings were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy, also known as Operation Neptune and Operation Overlord, during World War II. The landings commenced on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 (D-Day). The D-Day Landing beaches Forum is where you can post in relation to the beaches Utah, Omaha, Gold, Sword and Juno.
Gold Beach was in the centre of the five designated targets for the Normandy landings. The primary directive was to take control of the small port of Arromanches landing on this beach was the task of the 50th Northumbrian Infantry Division. All relative information regarding Gold Beach can be added here.
Latest: Gold Beach, H Hour +15 Minutes stephen ogley, Jun 13, 2019
he landings at Juno Beach were assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division were to prove militarily successful but costly in terms of men lost. All relative information regarding Juno Beach can be added here.
Latest: The Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and the beach’s of Normandy Temujin, Jul 18, 2022
Omaha Beach was the most intensely fought after beach on D-Day, June 6th 1944 with the 1st Infantry Division (Big red one) and the 29th Infantry Division (Blue and gray) first to hit the beach. All relative information regarding Omaha Beach can be added here.
Latest: NCDU teams RichTO90, Mar 20, 2023 at 4:46 PM
Sword Beach was the furthest east of the five beaches targeted for D-Day and was the responsability of the 3rd British Infantry Division. All relative information regarding Sword Beach can be added here.
Latest: 15th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers EDS, Oct 1, 2019
The 4th Infantry Division were allocated Utah Beach which was the furthest west of the five beaches designated for the D-Day landings in June 1944. All relative information and posts regarding Utah Beach can be added here.
Latest: Visiting UTAH BEACH - 70th D-DAY Anniversary bart86, Apr 27, 2020
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