Daily Archives: June 5, 2012

Little Known Submarine Fact of D Day

The Normandy Landings on June 6 1944, also known as D-Day, saw 24,000 British, American, Canadian and Free French troops begin an airborne assault shortly after midnight. This was followed by the war’s biggest ever amphibious landing of Allied infantry … Continue reading

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June 5th 1944

Its cloudy, overcast and raining outside today, not a lot different from 5th June 1944. That particular day was the eve to the D Day landings in Normandy. Weather played a huge roll in the invasion plans, The big question … Continue reading

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