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Operation Neptune took place on June 6, 1944. It was the largest amphibious landing in history.
It saved Europe, change the course of WW II, and re-wrote the path of history.
- U.S. Army troops wade ashore on Omaha Beach on the morning of 6 June 1944, as the Normandy landings begin.
Total allied casualties (killed, wounded, missing, or captured) are estimated at approximately 10,000.
To all of those who served, living and gone on, thanks.
Our freedoms come at a heavy price.