The Museum's original exhibit, located on the third floor of Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, helps you understand what the Allies faced in Normandy, from the comprehensive preparations beforehand to the daunting challenges once troops landed on Normandy beaches.
Explore the struggles faced by Allied commanders as they plotted the largest and most complex amphibious assault in history in this gallery.
The artifacts and stories of individual soldiers who participated in the invasion put a human face on the most decisive day of World War II—June 6, 1944.
Watch Museum President & CEO Emeritus Gordon H. "Nick" Mueller, PhD, discuss his new book about D-Day.
Beneath the streets of London and perfectly preserved, Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms offer an exhilarating opportunity to walk with WWII history.
Partisans risked everything to free Europe from fascist rule.
We can see in this passage by British General Frederick Morgan the spirit that ultimately made the Overlord operation an unprecedented historical success.
Field Marshal Lord AlanBrooke's War Diaries, 1939–1945 offers a glimpse into one long day of the exhausting planning for D-Day.
Arriving in London in January 1944, Eisenhower assembles the strategic and tactical staff that will execute Operation Overlord.
His portrayal in the 1970 film Patton aside, British General Bernard L. Montgomery was a great asset to General Dwight D. Eisenhower in planning for the D-Day invasion.
The 1st Infantry Division, the “Big Red One,” arrives in England in the fall of 1943 as part of the buildup for the Invasion of France.