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6/21/2017 8:25:40 PM
Posted: 6/6/2001 9:23:32 AM EDT
1. Name the date the Invasion was supposed to start on. 2. Name the codeword for the Operation. 3. Name the beaches 4. Name which country was responsible for each beach Some tougher ones... 5. What is a Mulberry 6. 82nd Airborne. Of the 11,770 men, how many were injured or killed?
Link Posted: 6/6/2001 9:31:42 AM EDT
1. 5 June 1944. Weather delayed it. 2. Overlord 3. Juno, Sword, Gold for the Brits and Canucks (Bloody)Omaha and Utah for the Americans 4. (see above) 5. A floating harbor 6. Lots.
Link Posted: 6/6/2001 9:33:29 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/6/2001 9:37:17 AM EDT by Tuukka]
1. May 1st. 2. Operation Overlord. 3. From West to East: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, Sword. 4. Utah: US, Omaha: US, Gold:UK, Juno: Canada, Sword:UK. 5. A floating dock or artificial harbour. 6.EDITED:272 lost on the first jump(5245 killed after 33 days of fighting, they were relieved on July 8th), wounded or missing in total.
Link Posted: 6/6/2001 9:36:25 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/6/2001 9:37:34 AM EDT by 7]
Ya, pretty easy questions. I had a few minutes to kill so I researched the Mulberry question. [:D] [img]www.nando.net/sproject/dday/mulb.gif[/img] garandman is correct on the 1st question. My #'s according to one web site is 5,436 killed or wounded. More facts: Allied: 150,000 Troops (11 Divisions) 1,500 Tanks (2 Divisions) 5,300 ships and landing craft 12,000 airplanes 20,000 airborne troops Germans in the battle zone: 80,000 Troops 1 Panzer tank division Germans Defending France: 60 Infantry Divisions 10 Tank Divisions Casualties: 2,500 Allied soldiers killed. D-Day planners had forcast 10,000 dead.
Link Posted: 6/6/2001 9:43:20 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/6/2001 9:41:29 AM EDT by Tuukka]
I have always thought that May 1st was the ORIGINAL date, but was delayed because a lack for landing crafts, many were brought from the Pacific theater. Delayed again on the 5th cause of the weather.
Link Posted: 6/6/2001 10:03:11 AM EDT
Originally Posted By 7: 1. Name the date the Invasion was supposed to start on. 2. Name the codeword for the Operation. 3. Name the beaches 4. Name which country was responsible for each beach Some tougher ones... 5. What is a Mulberry 6. 82nd Airborne. Of the 11,770 men, how many were injured or killed?
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1. June 5th 2. Operation Overlord 3/4. a) Gold(Canada) b) Juneau(British) C) Sword(British) d) Utah(USA) e) Omaha(USA) 5. Huge portable pier made of concrete. 6. Alot
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