In terms of the logistics of D-Day – the planning, the engineering and the tactical execution – it was one of the most stunning achievements in military history. But did it matter?
D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
On 6 June 1944, the largest invasion armada ever witnessed arrived on the doorstep of Nazi Europe. But D-Day was only the first of what would turn out to be 76 brutal days until the battle for Normandy was over.