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D-Day commonly refers to the Normandy landings, which took place on June 6, 1944. The landings by Allied forces on the beaches of Normandy in France were amongst the largest seaborne invasions in history and formed a key... More »

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"Hump day" is an informal way to refer to Wednesday. It is often referred this way because in a typical Monday-through-Friday work or school week, Wednesday is the middle day. Once Wednesday's work is over, one has gotte... More »

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints uses the term "Sharing Time" to describe the group portion of the Sunday young children's meeting. Sharing Time is only part of the children's meeting and is supplemented w... More »

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An estimated 2,400 Americans from the 1st and 29th Infantry Divisions died in the D-Day invasion on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. The troops were pinned down by the German 352nd Infantry Division, according to About.com, ... More »

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The invasion of Europe, which took place on June 6, 1944, was code-named "Operation Overlord" and was overseen by General Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was the supreme commander of Allied Expeditionary Forces during WWII. On... More »

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The main countries involved in D-Day on the side of the Allies were the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. There were also troops from Australia, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, the Netherlands, New Z... More »

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On D-Day, over 4,400 Allied soldiers died, as did between 4,000 and 9,000 German soldiers. This battle was the start of the larger campaign of the Battle of Normandy, which led to 425,000 killed, injured or missing soldi... More »

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