D-Day is the name given to June 6, 1944, the day the Allied powers of World War II landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. This day marked the beginning of the end for German control of Western Europe as Allied soldiers started moving through the region, liberating people from the Nazis. The northern parts of France were freed within three months and Germany was liberated soon after. Eventually, all of Europe was freed from Nazi German rule, and World War II came to an end in 1945 after all the Axis powers surrendered.
World War II began in 1939 and involved more than thirty countries, making it the largest and deadliest war in history. The war was fought between...Read more