How many people died on D-Day?

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The number of Allied combat casualties on D-Day is approximated at
10,000, of whom 2,500 died.

Here is the breakdown of the casualties:

British - 2700
Canadians - 946
Americans - 6603

15,000-20,000 French civilians died with an unknown number of casualties.


Britain: 2,700 killed

United States: 1,465 killed

Canada: 500 killed

Germany: 4,000 killed
Axis Casualties:

9,000


Allied Casualties:

Estimated at 10,000; exact figures not available



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However, the allies attacked in greater numbers, and lost far less troops than the Germans, percentage wise. There were only 10,000 German troops guarding the coastline. Compare that to the 175,000 allied troops who attacked.
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