D Day took place on northern France on June 6, 1944
D Day Gold Beach was part sea battle because the Carrier ships would drop the soldiers off at shore. And then it was also a land battle because the soldiers would parachute there way to the ground with their gear on their backs from the B-25 Carrier planes.
The goal of D Day Gold Beach was to invade the Germans and take the land back . D Day was also known as operation Over Load.
Northern French shore line 1944
The battle of D Day was the biggest invasion ever. It killed, wounded, or went MIA (missing in action) over 425,000 people died on this day. The date was June 6, 1944.
This battle took place in Normandy France and the significance of it was it had a big water landing by the allies. So they could attack from north side of Normandy for easy attack on the enemy Germans.
The outcome was the allied ( Americans and the French ) won the battle of D Day, the battle only lasted one day. The main reason why the Germans lost the battle of D Day because they could not handle war on both sides.
D Day was important for WW2 because it was the main allied invasion of continental Europe. It was this invasion that allowed the allies to finally defeat Germany.
Facts about D Day Gold Beach 1. Gold, Commonly known as Gold Beach, was the code name for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944,
Fact 2. Gold, the central of the five areas, was located between Port-en-Bessin on the west and La Rivière on the east side.
Fact 3. Taking Gold was to be the responsibility of the British Army, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided by the Royal Navy
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