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The 100 Dates of the battle of Normandy
Le Memorial de Caen
Education, Entertainment IOS
To mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, the Mémorial de Caen brings you an application of reference presenting the extraordinary military operation carried out in 1944 by the Allied troops.
Relive all the history, from the preparations for the ambitious Operation Overlord to the victorious march toward Paris, from the embarkation for Normandy to the D-Day landings on 6 June 1944, from the decisive days of the war to the encirclement of the German army in the Falaise Pocket.
In 100 dates, this new app concept recounts the largest logistics operation of the landing and one of the greatest battles of World War II.
Explore the major stages of the battle between March 1942 and September 1944 on 11 progressive maps featuring interactive strategic points. Follow the progression of the Allied front through this terrible period with the help of a timeline and some 500 media extracts from exceptional archive sources.
Also discover portraits of the 15 most important figures of the war and 30 key stats of these fierce battles that would open a new front in the west to liberate all of Western Europe.
This FREE application is brought to you by the Mémorial de Caen.
The application is optimised for large screen viewing.
- English version