D-Day in Numbers Infographic

As one might expect from history’s largest amphibious invasion the numbers surrounding D-Day are huge. This infographic from History.com sheds some light on exactly how big the operation really was.

For a contrasting look at the events of 6 June 1944 see our D-Day colour photo gallery which illustrates the human side of the operation. D-Day was only the start of a longer Allied campaign to liberate France, a campaign which is expalained in D-Day to Paris – How Long Did it Take to Liberate France?

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This infographic first appeared on History.com – D-Day by the Numbers.

Alex is a history student at King's College London focusing on Europe and the Near East in the Middle Ages. He currently works writing and editing content for madefromhistory.