Drone footage from the 70th commemoration of D-Day in 2014 captures incredible views of Normandy beach from numerous locations.
On June 6, 1944, thousands of Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy in what was called “Operation Neptune.” The five beaches they landed on were Gold, Juno, Sword, Omaha and Utah. The operation is the largest amphibious invasion in history and regarded as one of the most crucial efforts in winning World War II.
Even though D-Day was more than 70 years ago and the historical landmarks have aged, the sights and sounds of being there are overwhelming.
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