June 6, 1944, otherwise known as D-Day, stands as one of the most important days in the history of the modern world. If not for the Allied invasion of France, there’s no telling how World War II would have turned out and what the world would look like today as a result.

While D-Day saw thousands of casualties on both sides, it also signaled a decided shift of power towards the Allies and the beginning of the end of the war in Europe.

Take a look at this infographic to learn more about the massive support behind D-Day’s ultimate success.

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