Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1944/05/31 Church of St Vincent de Rouen (lost) is heavily damaged by a bomb landing in the choir level during the Allied strikes before the D-Day landings. The stain glass windows are now part of the Church of St Joan of Arc. Catholic Church of St Joan of Arc, Rouen, Rouen, FR
1944/06/06 O'Brien makes 11 crossings of the English Channel brings personnel and supplies to Normandy beaches SS JEREMIAH O'BRIEN, San Francisco
1944/06/06 Brig Gen Roosevelt lands with the first wave of the forces assaulting Utah Beach. Although the enemy has the beach under constant direct fire, he repeatedly leads fighting groups from over the seawall, establishing them inland. Utah Beach, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, FR
1944/06/06 Arriving on the HMS BELFAST, George Stevens shoots footage of the Allied landing on the beach at the start of the D-Day invasion. D-Day Beaches, Normandy
1944/06/06 Korczak Ziolkowski is wounded on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France Omaha Beach D Day Monument, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, FR
1944/06/08 Shortly after D-Day, Eric Aldwinckle is flown over the D-Day landing beaches, Normandy Normandy, France
1944/06/12 Gen Montgomery meets Winston Churchill at Mulberry Port. Monty takes Churchill by jeep down the Courseulles-Bayeux road to his Headquarter. Omaha Beach D Day Monument, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, FR

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