Operation Overlord
(1944)

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

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Jaggery on Geograph
Chris Downer on Geograph

The United States of America recognises the selfless service and manifold contributions of General Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, 1944-1945. At this site General Eisenhower, on behalf of freedom loving peoples throughout the world, directed the Allied Expeditionary Forces against Fortress Europe, 6 June 1944. This plaque was dedicated by a United States Department of Defense delegation and the Eisenhower family on 4 June 1990 during the Centennial year of his birth and the 46th Anniversary of Operation OVERLORD.

Norfolk House, 31 St James's Square, SW1Y 4JJ, London, United Kingdom where it is commemorated

In Memory Of The Allied Invasion Of Europe On 6th June 1944. This Plaque Was Erected By The People Of Newport On 6th June 1994 To Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of The D-Day Landings By The Allied Forces In Normandy During World War II. Among Those Who Landed In The Vicinity Of Asnelles On That Part Of The Normandy Coastline Code-Named Gold Beach, Was The 2nd Battalion The South Wales Borderers. The Brave Actions Of All Those Who Participated In Operation Overlord Including The Men And Women Of Newport Will Never Be Forgotten.

High Street, Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom where it is commemorated

OPERATION OVERLORD On the 5th June 1944 over 300 craft left the quays of Poole for the Normandy Landings

Custom House, The Quay, Poole, United Kingdom where it over 300 craft left the quays of Poole for the Normandy Landings (1944)