Friday 31 May 2019

Find out more about D-Day and the role IWM's historic sites played in Operation Overlord and the Battle for Normandy in our D-Day75 video series featuring IWM curators John Delaney and Craig Murray. 

D-Day, Second World War

D-Day Explained

D-Day, Second World War

D-Day Explained

IWM curator John Delaney explores how the Allies prepared for D-Day - and the significance of the events of the 6 June 1944. 
Juno was heavily defended and casualties were high, especially among the first wave of landing infantry
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D-Day, HMS Belfast, Second World War

HMS Belfast and D-Day

D-Day, HMS Belfast, Second World War

HMS Belfast and D-Day

Discover the role HMS Belfast played on D-Day.
Photograph of HMS Belfast sailing from Scapa Flow
D-Day, Second World War, Duxford

Duke Boswell and D-Day

D-Day, Second World War, Duxford

Duke Boswell and D-Day

Learn more about the story of an American paratrooper and his D-Day mission. 
Portrait photograph of paratrooper Duke Boswell
D-Day, Second World War

Operation Deadstick: The Airborne Assault on Pegasus Bridge

D-Day, Second World War

Operation Deadstick: The Airborne Assault on Pegasus Bridge

In the early hours of D-Day, British Airborne forces were in action in France - learn more about their important mission.   
Photograph of Pegasus Bridge
D-Day, Second World War

Churchill and D-Day

D-Day, Second World War

Churchill and D-Day

After years of planning and preparation, Winston Churchill wanted to see D-Day unfold with his own eyes.
D-Day 75 Churchill and D-Day
D-Day, Second World War, Duxford

D-Day Remembered: 78th Fighter Group at Duxford

D-Day, Second World War, Duxford

D-Day Remembered: 78th Fighter Group at Duxford

On 10 June 1944, the 78th Fighter Group flew three strafing and dive bombing missions from Duxford against targets in France.
D-Day Remembered: 78th Fighter Group at Duxford

Visit where D-Day History was made