Tagged: Allied Naval Supremo Admiral Bertram Ramsay

June 6th, 2016 is the 72nd Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion

Only 10 days each month were suitable for launching the operation: a day near the full Moon was needed both for illumination during the hours of darkness and for the spring tide, the former to illuminate navigational landmarks for the crews of aircraft, gliders and landing craft, and the latter to provide the deepest possible water to help safe navigation over… Read more

June 6th, 2014 is the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion

The History of D-Day and the D-Day Invasion Only 10 days each month were suitable for launching the operation: a day near the full Moon was needed both for illumination during the hours of darkness and for the spring tide, the former to illuminate navigational landmarks for the crews of aircraft, gliders and landing craft, and the latter to provide the… Read more

June 6th, 2012 is the 68th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion History of D-Day

The History of D-Day and the D-Day Invasion Only 10 days each month were suitable for launching the operation: a day near the full Moon was needed both for illumination during the hours of darkness and for the spring tide, the former to illuminate navigational landmarks for the crews of aircraft, gliders and landing craft, and the latter to provide… Read more