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  • n. June 6, 1944, the date during World War II when the Allies invaded western Europe.
  • n. The date of any major event planned for the future.

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Examples

  • Little hard information was available, but many veterans of Guadalcanal and Cape Gloucester were calling D-Day at Peleliu their worst fight yet.

    Brotherhood of Heroes

  • There was a tiny stroke of fortune for the organisers, though, in that the paper was published on 7 June 1944 and refers to the D-Day landings in Normandy, rather than the invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, which led to the deaths of more than 20 million Soviet citizens.

    Anton Hysen states case for coming out and for his father's speech

  • AES Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call D-Day For Green Energy Loan Guarantees As Another Solar Firm Files For Bankruptcy

  • Six weeks after Kennedy’s trip, Granddad made what was to be his final visit to Normandy, this time in his role as a “part-time” correspondent for CBS news to film the special entitled D-Day Plus 20 Years.

    Going Home to Glory

  • But I was stunned when I first learned that during the pre-dawn bombardment by the Allies of the German defensive positions on D-Day, the inhabitants of Normandy who lost their lives outnumbered the Americans who fell on Omaha Beach.

    Andy Kutler: The Other Side of Normandy

  • An intimate of Air Force commander Henry "Hap" Arnold, he also advised Gen. Dwight Eisenhower on using gliders to ferry troops on D-Day.

    Combat Ace Led Early Commando Operations

  • He hit the beaches of Normandy on D-Day and served in the 12th Infantry Regiment with valorous men, three-quarters of whom were dead by the end of the war.

    A Phony Who Reformed

  • The Longest Day (1962): Â This movie details the events that occurred on D-Day.

    Opinions: World War 2 Historic Films | myFiveBest

  • Five Famous People Who Fought On D-DayWith this being the 66th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, we thought we'd bring you a group of famous people that landed on the beaches there, that morning.

    Five People Born on February 15 romero_joker – myFiveBest

  • The opening 24 minutes of the film is based upon the Normandy landing on D-Day at Omaha Beach in Normandy on June 6, 1944, but that is where the historical side ends and the story takes over.

    World War 2 Fictional Films | myFiveBest

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