D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK

When:
May 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2019-05-23T13:00:00-04:00
2019-05-23T14:30:00-04:00
Where:
Marlboro Branch, Monmouth County Library
1 Library Court
Marlboro Township
NJ 07746
Contact:
Stephenie Acosta, Librarian
732 536 9406

“D-Day June 6, 1944 – Why Did It Succeed?”
Operation Overlord, the amphibious invasion of north west France on June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne assault ever conducted, was carefully planned over a six month period as a combined, joint service operation. The operation nearly failed. This presentation will review the details of this crucial invasion.

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