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Landing of Normandy – Battle of Normandy: welcome to the D-Day Overlord website!

Marc Laurenceau presents the D-Day Overlord website, dedicated to one of the most important military operation of World War II: the Battle of Normandy.

D-Day Overlord is the first French website dedicated to the Battle of Normandy in terms of content and visits. It allows you to discover in detail both the Normandy landings and the entire 90 days of the Battle of Normandy, from June 6 to August 29, 1944.

Tribute to D-Day Fighters

The D-Day Overlord website is both an on-line encyclopaedia and a virtual memorial dedicated to those who organized Operation Overlord and the liberation of France, those who were launched against the Atlantic wall, so that they will never be forgotten. It connects historical events with their commemoration today.

Content of the D-Day Overlord website

D-Day Overlord presents over 10,000 pages of rare accounts of veterans, precise explanations of the different military episodes of the 1944 Normandy campaign, maps of operations, very many historical and current photographs of the historical places, reflections on the various movies dedicated to D-Day, a complete bibliography, all the materials used, etc…

D-Day Overlord is a true encyclopaedia of the Normandy landings and battle, to learn and understand all the fights that took place there, to learn who were the soldiers involved and what were their equipment.

This website also helps you to prepare your trip in Normandy. Discover the possibilities of accommodation, historical works and guides, museums as well as proposals of itineraries to organize your visit of the historical space of Normandy.

Association D-Day Overlord

The D-Day Overlord non-profit organization : Memory of the Battle of Normandy

Since 2013, D-Day Overlord is also a French non-profit organization which aims at protecting the memory of the battle of Normandy. Click here to learn more about the D-Day Overlord association

Latest news from the landing beaches

Why does this website exist?

Discover the editorial of the D-Day Overlord website, which is the most visited French websites dedicated to the Battle of Normandy and entirely written by Marc Laurenceau.


News from Normandy

2017 D-Day Commemorations

2017 D-Day Commemorations

Program of ceremonies, lectures, exhibitions and re-enactments of military camps on the occasion of the D-Day and Battle of Normandy 73rd anniversary

Wall of Remembrance

Wall of Remembrance

The Wall of Remembrance is a tribute to the veterans of the Battle of Normandy who have passed away

Media library

Media library

D-Day and Battle of Normandy media library: archives photos and videos

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