Operation Overlord

   Operation Overlord was the code name given to the Normandy landings by Allied forces. Originally planned for 1 May 1944 but delayed due to bad weather, the invasion on D-Day 6 June 1944 eventually led to the defeat of Germany during World War II.

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  • Operation Overlord — Teil von: Zweiter Weltkrieg, Westfront …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Operation Overlord — Part of World War II Tank landing ships unloading supplies on Omaha Beach, building up …   Wikipedia

  • Opération Overlord — Bataille de Normandie Bataille de Normandie Un LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel) le 6 juin 1944 Informations générales D …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Operation Overlord — Operation O|ver|lord the secret name given to the Allied ↑invasion of northwest Europe, on ↑D Day 1944 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Operation Overlord (disambiguation) — Operation Overlord was the code name for the invasion of western Europe during World War II by Allied forces. Operation Overlord may also refer to: Operation Overlord (1971), an Australian brigade sized search and clear operation in June 1971… …   Wikipedia

  • Seekrieg während der Operation Overlord — Das amerikanische Schlachtschiff USS Nevada beschießt deutsche Küstenstellungen, um die Landungen am Utah Beach zu sichern Bedeutende Militäro …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Luftkrieg während der Operation Overlord — Bedeutende Militäroperationen im Rahmen der Operation Overlord Luftkrieg · Seekrieg Neptune · Caen · Carentan · Cherbourg · Saint Lô · Cobra · Bretagne · Lüttich · Falaise · Paris …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Digest of Operation Overlord — ▪ Primary Source This document, the first comprehensive outline of what was to become the Normandy Invasion, was prepared in the summer of 1943 under the supervision of Frederick Morgan, chief of staff to the supreme allied commander (who had not …   Universalium

  • Gedenken an die Operation Overlord — Der Begriff Gedenken an die Operation Overlord bezieht sich auf die materielle Erinnerungskultur zur alliierten Befreiung Nordfrankreichs von den deutschen Besatzern während des Zweiten Weltkriegs. Nach der alliierten Invasion in der Normandie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • U.S. Joint Operations Plan for Operation Overlord — ▪ Primary Source       Headquarters First U.S. Army Group       Like the plan for establishing the Normandy lodgment area (First U.S. Army Operations Plan “Neptune”), the Joint Operations Plan for Operation Overlord is concerned with the broad… …   Universalium

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