One of the largest sea born invasions in history. Code named Operation Neptune, the goal was to invade France at Normandy. First they sent in Paratroopers late June 5 behind enemy lines. Then on the morning of June 6th they sent men on landing craft to 5 beaches. America had Utah and Omaha, Britain had Gold and Sword while Canada had Juno. Overall there was 425,000 men who died on D-DAY.