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Monday Marks the 72nd Anniversary of D-Day Invasion

Monday marks the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day Invasion by Allied forces along a 50-mile stretch of the coast of France that helped defeat the Nazis in World War II. About 160,000 Allied troops parachuted or waded onto the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, in what was the largest sea assault in military history.  Though about 4,500 died by the end of the day, the operation eventually led to an Allied victory across Europe. More than 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the...

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