D-day, in military terms, is used to denote the day on which an attack or fight is to take place. But among the several D-day’s the best known is of 6 June 1944, also called as Operation Neptune.
Historically, June 6, 1944, the day of Normandy landings, was marked as a turning point in the World War 2, when The Allied Forces liberated mainland Europe from Nazi Occupation.
The Huge operation is considered to be the largest amphibious invasion of all time, comprising 165,000 land army, 195,000 allied naval and merchant navy personal over 5,000.
The Joint efforts of the Allied forces can never be forgotten; the excellent planning of the D-day tricked the German leaders and Normandy invasion took place.
In this long combat of 2-3 months, some 215,000 brave soldiers sacrificed their lives.
Today, the 66th anniversary of the D-day landings is celebrated and the entire youth is proud of the heroic efforts those brave soldiers made.