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History June 6 1944 : D-day, the invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe

Everyone knew it had to come, and everyone knew it would involve a high cost in dead and wounded. In the Second World War, the Allies knew they had to attack the German held continent in order to stop Hitler» 

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D-Day, first Canadians to land in Europe

D-Day -1:  Canadian paratroops lead In the early hours of June 6, 1944 the greatest seaborne invasion in modern history is underway with thousands of Allied troops heading in a vast fleet of ships for the beaches of Normandy. However,»