D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944
Vertical aerial photograph of a Horsa glider (No. 96 containing No. 6 Platoon, D Company, 2nd Ox & Bucks Light Infantry, commanded by Lt Dennis Fox) of 6th Airborne Division's 'coup de main' force on the ground on LZ 'Y' near the Orne River bridge, captured on D-Day and subsequently known as 'Horsa Bridge', 6 June 1944.
The 'Blitz' – from the German term Blitzkrieg ('lightning war') – was the sustained campaign of aerial bombing attacks on British towns and cities carried out by the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) from September 1940 until May 1941.