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70th Anniversary of D-Day

Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day, with 875,000 men disembarking by the end of June. Allied casualties on the first day were at least 12,000, with 4,414 confirmed dead.

The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, with nearly 160,000 troops crossing the English Channel on D-Day, with 875,000 men disembarking by the end of June.

Allied casualties on the first day were estimated to at least 12,000, with 4,414 confirmed dead.

The operation began the invasion of German-occupied western Europe and contributed to an Allied victory in the war.

Specifications

Date Of Issue 2014
Issuing Authority Tristan da Cunha
Denomination One Crown
Metal Base Metal
Plating Gold/Silver
Weight 25g approx
Diameter 38.6mm
Edge Milled
Obverse Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

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