Map showing the D-Day Beaches
This map shows the location of the five D-Day beaches and their relationship to the key towns of Caen, Bayeux and Cherbourg. We also show the divisions that made the initial landings on each beach.
The D-Day Companion, ed. Jane Penrose
. A selection of thirteen separate essays on different aspects of the D-Day lands, from the initial planning to post-war memorials; this is an excellent piece of work that sets the D-Day landings firmly in context. An excellent starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about Operation Overlord, but its wide range of topics means it is likely to be of value to anyone with an interest in the subject. [see more
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (14 May 2009), Map showing the D-Day Beaches , http://www.historyofwar.org/Maps/maps_D-Day_beaches.html