Sword Beach

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Sword Beach was the easternmost beach of the Allied D-Day Normandy landings of 6 June 1944. The 3rd British Infantry Division was given the task of taking the beach while paratroopers and Royal Marine and French Commando units secured the beach exits and the eastern flank of the Allied invasion.

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  • 6 Jun 1944
    D-Day Normandy landings when the Allies began to push Germany from occupied Western Europe.
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