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D-Day figures

Figures of the Normandy landings

Deployed forces

1,527,000 Number of US soldiers deployed to England on D-Day
287,000 Number of personnel on board allied ships on D-Day
156,115 Number of Allied soldiers and paratroopers engaged in Normandy on June 6, 1944
132,000 Number of Allied soldiers who landed on June 6, 1944
25,000 Number of Allied sailors engaged in Operation Neptune
73,000 Number of British soldiers who landed on June 6, 1944
59,000 Number of US soldiers who landed on June 6, 1944
40,000 Number of German soldiers in the landing areas
34,250 Number of US soldiers disembarked at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944
28,845 Number of British soldiers disembarked at Sword Beach on June 6, 1944
24,970 Number of British soldiers disembarked at Gold Beach on June 6, 1944
23,250 Number of US soldiers disembarked at Utah Beach on June 6, 1944
21,400 Number of Canadian soldiers disembarked at Juno Beach on June 6, 1944
15,500 Number of Americans parachuted on June 6, 1944
7,900 Number of British paratroopers dropped on June 6, 1944
360 Number of Allied pathfinders dropped over Normandy
225 Number of American Rangers of the 2nd Battalion engaged at Pointe du Hoc on June 6, 1944
177 Number of soldiers of the French commando Kieffer having landed on Sword Beach
15 Number of different nations and regions involved in allied forces for Operation Overlord

 Deployed equipment

200,000 Number of beach obstacles installed by the Germans along the Atlantic Wall
200,000 Number of allied vehicles of all kinds landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944
11,590 Number of allied aircraft (hunters, bombers, transport, reconnaissance and gliders)
10,395 Tonnage of allied bombs dropped on Normandy all day of June 6, 1944
9,500 Number of allied attack and support aircraft on D-Day
7,616 Tonnage of allied bombs dropped on Normandy during the night of June 5-6, 1944
6,939 Total number of vessels deployed during Operation Neptune
3,200 Number of vehicles landed on Juno Beach on D-Day
2,218 Number of Allied bombers engaged during the night of June 5-6, 1944
1,900 Number of Allied aircraft and gliders used during the night of June 5-6, 1944
1,742 US vehicles disembarked at Utah Beach on D-Day
1,695 Tonnage of material landed by the Americans in Utah Beach
832 Number of Douglas C-47 Dakota aircraft engaged on the night of June 5-6, 1944
815 Number of German Air Force (Luftwaffe) aircraft available on D-Day
200 Number of warships participating in the naval bombardment of 6 June 1944 (battleships, monitors, cruisers and destroyers)

 Human losses (killed, wounded, missing or prisoners)

10,500 Number of Allied casualties on 6 June at midnight (killed, wounded, missing, prisoners)
10,000 Estimated number of German losses on 6 June 1944
6,000 US Losses on D-Day
3,800 Number of allied soldiers killed as part of Operation Neptune on June 6, 1944
2,500 US Losses on Omaha Beach on D-Day
1,063 Canadian losses on Juno Beach on D-Day
708 Canadian wounded and missing in actions on Juno Beach on D-Day
630 British Losses on Sword Beach on D-Day
413 British Losses on Gold Beach on D-Day
355 Number of Canadian soldiers killed on Juno Beach on D-Day
197 US Losses on Utah Beach on D-Day
41 French losses of the Kieffer commando on June 6, 1944
31 Number of French commandos injured on D-Day
10 Number of French commandos killed on D-Day (2 officers, 8 commandos)

 

Material losses

120 Number of allied ships damaged (6-30 June 1944)
59 Number of allied ships sunk (from 6 to 30 June 1944)
27 Number of American amphibious tanks sunk at Omaha Beach on D-Day

 Missions performed

11,085 Number of missions by the Allied Air Force on 6 June 1944
10,750 Number of Allied Aviation departures during the 24 Hours of D-Day

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