71 years ago today, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. Operation Overlord was the largest amphibious invasion to date, and created a foothold in Europe. The key to winning? Careful planning and training. And while the invasion was a success, it was a risky gamble that could have gone disastrously wrong.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the largest amphibious landing in all of military history. Most of the photos and film captured on that pivotal day were in black and white — but a precious few were shot in color. Here's D-Day as you've never seen it before.
A high school student built this sexy 4-foot long, Mass Effect 2 replica of the Normandy SR2, and it's simply gorgeous. Ben Caulkins completed this build while preparing for college and taking the SATs. So, it's no wonder that it took him 7 months.
Yesterday marked the 69th anniversary of D-day, the largest amphibious invasion in history and the beginning of the end for the Axis Powers. After 160,000 US, British, and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy and secured a foothold for the Allies, war photographer Frank Scherschel surveyed the French town's…
Back in 1982, David Martin discovered the remains of a pigeon while renovating his chimney. Upon closer inspection he noticed that the dead bird had a red capsule attached to its leg, what has now been confirmed as a top secret message that was en route to an unknown location in Britain during World War II. Ignored…
After Nazi scientists bring dinosaurs back from the dead, Hitler's occupation of France is bolstered by the might of Tyrannosaurs and Triceratops. It's then up to the US forces to make dinosaurs extinct once again.