Overlord : At dawn of June
6, 1944, the Allied put ashore 5 Divisions on the beaches of Normandy. During
the previous night, 3 Airborne Divisions are dropped on each side of the future
landing area with the following task : To prepare and secure the future beachhead.
on the map an assault area.
The 9th U.S.A. Air Force in Normandy (in French)