The 79th anniversary of the start of Operation Overlord, also known as D-Day, is on June 6, 2023. The letter D in D-Day simply stands for “Day.” This coded identifier was assigned to the day of any major invasion or military operation. In case you don’t recall the dates, D-Day was originally scheduled for June 5, 1944, but it was moved to June 6 due to weather. We have aggregated funny D-Day Memes to mark this largest seaborne invasion in history.
During World War 2, by June 6, 1944, the Allies had landed 150,000 men in Normandy. The five beaches were secure and the troops were pushing inland. The Allies have gained air and sea superiority. However, the landing forces were not as strong as they could have been due to limited landing craft and paratroop aircraft. There were five landing areas: Utah and Omaha which involved the US troops and Gold & Juno and Sword which involved British and Canadian Troops. They took most of their objectives and disrupted possible German counter-attacks. On Omaha Beach, German resistance was the most fierce with heavy allied casualties. But, by the end of the day, the beach was clear. Utah beach was the easiest to clear while the other three beaches were somewhere in between. It was important for the allied troops to gain as much territory as possible to make room for the follow-up forces. The inland advance later in the day, however, came up short of the D-Day objectives. There would be much harder fighting in the days to come.
Best D-Day Memes
1. German machine guns were deadly lasers.
2. We can invade that.
3. The mother of cross-overs!
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5. Happy D-Day, Grandpa!
6. Pro-Move at Normandy Beaches!
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7. War at three fronts!
8. After the occupations of Denmark and Norway in April and early May 1940, Hitler invaded France on 10 May 1940.
9. Excuse me!
10. Had no extraction plan.
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11. In danger, fellow troops!
12. School Bus vs D-Day landing craft!
13. People at Omaha beach.
14. Who fought the most on D-Day?
15. Wrong intel!
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16. Twice rejected from the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts.
17. They never knew!
18. The Beast of Omaha!
19. Preparing for D-Day!
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20. SpongeBob Stepping On The Omaha Beach.
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