LIVE: D-Day landings remembered Hoe eindigde WOII ….

LIVE: D-Day landings remembered http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-27726722

Key points

– D-Day was the start of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied western Europe

– On 6 June 1944, 156,000 British, US and Canadian forces invaded the coast of northern France

– The Queen, US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among those attending commemorations

– Hundreds of WW2 veterans are also attending

– As many as 4,000 Allied troops and 9,000 German died in one day

– All times are in BST (GMT +1)

De start van het einde van WOII de landing op Omahabeach waarbij velen het leven lieten.

Zonder D-Day hadden jij en ik in vrijheid geen Pinksteren kunnen vieren zoals nu.