'Air Power Leads the Way' remembers Normandy invasion
Last updated 6/22/2022 at 9:58am
Operation Overlord, the June 6, 1944, Allied invasion of France, was the ultimate event on the western front during WWII. The invasion, including preparations, execution, and follow-on, was one of the most complex activities ever undertaken by man. It entailed thousands of
aircraft, millions of men, and thousands of vessels. The success of Overlord depended to a great degree on Allied air power in all its forms. Without air power, the invasion of Europe on the Normandy coast would have been impossible.
On Saturday, Ju...