The Normandie Landings

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5KNA Productions 2012
June 6, 1944 ( D-Day, ) the American forces landed 23,250 on Utah Beach,
34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops...
Landing Zones

Infantry Divisions

Territories Liberated by Allies
6 June

7 June

12 June

27 June

25 Jult

Artificial P...
The Third Reich built the Atlantic Wall.
These fortifications extending from
the Spanish-French border to
northern Norway.
Music Starts

The landing is preceded by a large gathering
of troops, weapons and ships in England.
camouflaged vehicles
American Dodge
Ambulances
Convoy passing through
Liverpool U.K.
Stock of Fuel
Boarding
Bombardment of Pointe du Hoc
American
Paratroopers
Time to jump at
midnight
behand enemy
lines prior to
beach landings
Release
American
Paratrooper
24,000
American
Paratroopers
preceded the
invasion,
jumping
behind enemy
lines.
A Glider landed in a pasture
A U.S.
Landing Ship
Crossing the
Channel
DUKW amphibious vehicles
British Troops Landing
U.S. Storming Omaha Beach
Juno British
Sword Beach
Canadian Forces
U.S. Forces Utah Beach
Gold Beach
British Forces
Omaha Beach
U.S. Second Wave
reinforcements
U.S. Rangers
climbing the 100 ft
cliffs at Pointe De
Hoc

The assault began before the
main landing to knock out
German Gu...
U. S. Rangers - La
Pointe du Hoc
Captured
Nazi’s
Utah Beach
Mulberry A

Two artificial harbors were created:
. Mulberry A: St Laurent sur Mer
. Mulberry B at Arromanches
Mulberry A was destroyed by the storm of June 19 to 21
Arromanches :
Mulberry B
Phoenix caissons:
Breakwater concrete towed
then filled with water and sunk.
Effectiveness of dams
built to provide a safe
harbor
Floating "Löbnitz" dock
Floating bridge "Whale"
Reinforcements
arriving
Trucks and Supplies
Now the Tanks
Beach area secured now
the advance inward.
Anti-air balloons
The greatest landing in history
U.S. soldiers
examining German
mini-tank guided
"Goliath", loaded
with explosives.
The Wounded
Field Hospital
Navy Personnel
Repatriation
of wounded
It was hell!
May - 1942
May 1945

Europe – Africa - Asia
Western allies (blue),
Soviet & allies (red)
Axis (black)
September
1945
They gave all for these
freedoms, will the present
generations guard and protect
what they fought and died for
Or will wes...
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Picks of the II WW Excellent!
Mi agradecimiento a Keith E. Mc Clain por compartir esto.
Fotografías de l desembarco de Normandía durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, Excelentes!!

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  1. 1. The Normandie Landings I60 Fench Commandoes . U.S 82 n d Airbo rn U.S. 101 st Airb orn 5KNA Productions 2012
  2. 2. June 6, 1944 ( D-Day, ) the American forces landed 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. In the British sector the British and sent 24,970 on Gold Beach, 21,400 on Juno Beach and 7,900 British and Canadian airborne troops. Canadian troops numbered 28,845 on Sword Beach. !77 Free French Soldiers were with the invadors. On D-Day, Allied aircraft flew 14,674 sorties, and 127 were lost. In the airborne landings on both flanks of the beaches, 2,395 aircraft and 867 gliders of the RAF and USAAF were used on D-Day. Operation Neptune involved huge naval forces, including 6,939 vessels: 1,213 naval combat ships, 4,126 landing ships and landing craft, 736 ancillary craft and 864 merchant vessels. Some 195,700 personnel were assigned to Operation Neptune: 52,889 US, 112,824 British, and 4,988 from other Allied countries. By the end of 11 June day 5, 326,547 troops, 54,186 vehicles and 104,428 tons of supplies had been landed on the beaches. These beaches, however, were heavily fortified by Nazis. Thousands of troops were slaughtered on the beaches, with more than 9,000 Allied soldiers killed or wounded but the Allies ultimately overwhelmed the Nazis and advanced into France.
  3. 3. Landing Zones Infantry Divisions Territories Liberated by Allies 6 June 7 June 12 June 27 June 25 Jult Artificial Ports ( Mulberry) Paratroopers Div
  4. 4. The Third Reich built the Atlantic Wall. These fortifications extending from the Spanish-French border to northern Norway.
  5. 5. Music Starts The landing is preceded by a large gathering of troops, weapons and ships in England.
  6. 6. camouflaged vehicles
  7. 7. American Dodge Ambulances
  8. 8. Convoy passing through Liverpool U.K.
  9. 9. Stock of Fuel
  10. 10. Boarding
  11. 11. Bombardment of Pointe du Hoc
  12. 12. American Paratroopers
  13. 13. Time to jump at midnight behand enemy lines prior to beach landings
  14. 14. Release
  15. 15. American Paratrooper 24,000 American Paratroopers preceded the invasion, jumping behind enemy lines.
  16. 16. A Glider landed in a pasture
  17. 17. A U.S. Landing Ship Crossing the Channel
  18. 18. DUKW amphibious vehicles
  19. 19. British Troops Landing
  20. 20. U.S. Storming Omaha Beach
  21. 21. Juno British
  22. 22. Sword Beach Canadian Forces
  23. 23. U.S. Forces Utah Beach
  24. 24. Gold Beach British Forces
  25. 25. Omaha Beach
  26. 26. U.S. Second Wave reinforcements
  27. 27. U.S. Rangers climbing the 100 ft cliffs at Pointe De Hoc The assault began before the main landing to knock out German Guns at the top of the Cliff. Two U.S. Navy Destroyers gave support, Rockets were fired to get ropes atop the cliffs. The rangers destroyed the guns that had been moved inward. Determined to hold the vital ground, yet isolated from other Allied forces and out numbered the Rangers fended off several counterattacks from the German 916 th regiment until units of the American 29th Infantry Division's broke through from Omaha Beach on June 7
  28. 28. U. S. Rangers - La Pointe du Hoc
  29. 29. Captured Nazi’s
  30. 30. Utah Beach
  31. 31. Mulberry A Two artificial harbors were created: . Mulberry A: St Laurent sur Mer . Mulberry B at Arromanches
  32. 32. Mulberry A was destroyed by the storm of June 19 to 21
  33. 33. Arromanches : Mulberry B
  34. 34. Phoenix caissons: Breakwater concrete towed then filled with water and sunk.
  35. 35. Effectiveness of dams built to provide a safe harbor
  36. 36. Floating "Löbnitz" dock
  37. 37. Floating bridge "Whale"
  38. 38. Reinforcements arriving
  39. 39. Trucks and Supplies
  40. 40. Now the Tanks
  41. 41. Beach area secured now the advance inward.
  42. 42. Anti-air balloons
  43. 43. The greatest landing in history
  44. 44. U.S. soldiers examining German mini-tank guided "Goliath", loaded with explosives.
  45. 45. The Wounded
  46. 46. Field Hospital
  47. 47. Navy Personnel Repatriation of wounded
  48. 48. It was hell!
  49. 49. May - 1942 May 1945 Europe – Africa - Asia Western allies (blue), Soviet & allies (red) Axis (black) September 1945
  50. 50. They gave all for these freedoms, will the present generations guard and protect what they fought and died for Or will western nations open the flood gates to immigrants Who don’t care or understand the culture and sacrifices of the nations that welcomed them End Pictures – Internet Music: “You Raise me Up” Josh Gorbain Editied by Jack Cross jcross002@comcast.net
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