Master Box 1:35 - D-Day, 6th June 1944

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Master Box 1:35 D-Day, 6th June 1944 - Plastic Figure Model Kit #3520

The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6th June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe from Nazi control, and contributed to the Allied victory on the Western Front.

Nearly 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers participated in the Normandy landings. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day, with 875,000 men disembarking by the end of June. Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000, with 4,414 confirmed dead. The Germans lost 1,000 men. Civilian casualties on D-Day and D+1 are estimated at 3,000 people.


Collections: All, Allied Forces (WWII), WWII

Category: Master Box Figures

Type: Figurines




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