World War 2
D-Day

Where does the name d-day come from?

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Wiki User
05/31/2009

D Day was the term used for the actual day of landing, which was dependent on final approval. The code D Day represents a variable in military terms. It is a day upon which some event will have or may have taked place. It has various meaning, but above all it may be translated as the Day of Days or Day- Day, in this case 6th June 1944. The allied invasion of Normandy was also know as Operation Overlord and Operartion Neptune