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Anniversary of D-Day

June 6
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 6 of June, repeating indefinitely

On June 6, 1944, Allied soldiers bravely stormed the beaches of Normandy, France.  The Normandy beaches were chosen because of the range of air cover, and it was shortest distance from Great Britain.  Five landing beaches were selected for the assault: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword beaches.  As dawn broke, the largest armada ever assembled…

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