The Normandy invasion was the establishment of the Allied forces in Normandy.
The mission in Normandy was known as operation Overlord. The invasion was the largest amphibious operation in history. the men that fought in the assault on Normandy were young men from Canada. Following the victory on Normandy, the US would be able to push the Nazi forces out of France leading to the fall of Hitler.
Six thousand nine hundred vessels were involved with the invasion of Normandy and were controlled by Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay the 12000 thousand aircraft involved were under the command of Air Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory.