on the D-Day landing, what where the beaches that the allies landed on?history

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Allied forces landed on five French beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944. The landing forces came from three of the Allied nations. British troops landed on the beaches that had been code-named Gold and Sword. Canadian troops landed on Juno beach. American troops landed on Omaha and Utah beaches.

Looking at a map of France, all of these beaches are located along the northern coast of France, in the province of Basse-Normandie between the towns of Cherbourg on the west and Caen on the east. In order from west to east, the beach locations were Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword.

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