Digitally restored vector photo of American troops in a landing craft approaching Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6th 1944. D-Day was the beginning of the end for the Axis powers, and a day that freedom lovers of the world shall never forget. Brave soldiers from America, Britain, Canada and all the Allied Nations embarked on Operation Overlord. After crossing the English Channel they attacked beaches codenamed Utah, Omaha, Sword, Gold, and Juno. The operation was the largest amphibious invasion in history.