Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Normandy Landings': Invasion of Normandy Landing operation Operation Overlord Western Allies World War II British Summer Time D-Day (military term) Air assault Airborne forces Amphibious warfare Division (military) Free French Forces Operation Glimmer Operation Taxable Merchant Navy Close air support English Channel Naval gunfire support Gold Beach Juno Beach Normandy Omaha Beach Sword Beach Utah Beach Dwight D. Eisenhower Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force Group Captain James Martin Stagg Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein Walter Bedell Smith Admiral Bertram Ramsay Trafford Leigh-Mallory Erwin Rommel 6th Airborne Division (United Kingdom) Military glider Orne (river) Parachute 1st Special Service Brigade 45 Commando British Commandos Ouistreham 27th Armoured Brigade 3rd Infantry Division (United Kingdom) I Corps (United Kingdom) Lion-sur-Mer 41 Commando 4th Special Service Brigade 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade 3rd Canadian Infantry Division