D-Day is such a huge event in world history that we often only see fragments of it at any given time. This awesome graphic give us an overall idea of just how much manpower and hardware were involved in the operation.

This comes from our friends at the BBC’s iWonder. The sacrifices that went with the daring assault on Nazi occupied France will remain etched in history as one of humanity’s most selfless and brave acts.

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