A sharp wind blew from the sea over what was known as Utah Beach.
‘…On the first full day of the landing at Utah, 20,000 men had been landed and 1,700 military vehicles. Casualties were less than 300 men…’ (Source.)
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Chilling statistics…I visited Utah beach when I was staying in France on a school trip in 1970’s…the wonderful beach today belies the horrors of the past.