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Normandia II

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Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) (CAT. New European State, Poland) on 8 June 2017 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Normandy II
A brief series of days of lead.
(Image taken in The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer. Normandy)
From D-Day to 21 August, the Allies landed 2.052.299 men in northern France. The cost of the Normandy campaign was high for both sides. Between 6 June and the end of August, the American armies suffered 124.394 casualties. Casualties within the First Canadian and Second British Armies are placed at 83.045. Of these, Canadian losses amounted to 18.444 The Allied air forces lost 4,101 aircraft and 16,714 airmen. The Free French SAS paratroopers suffered 77 killed. Allied tank losses have been estimated at around 4,000, with losses split evenly between the American and British/Canadian armies.

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