What do you know about D-Day? Take our quiz

This June, the United States and its World War II allies celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning a massive amphibious attack that broke through the Nazis’ “Atlantic Wall” along France’s northern coast. Test your knowledge of that day by taking this 25-question quiz.

Sources: "D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy, 1944" by Rick Atkinson, "Remember D-Day: The Plan, the Invasion, Survivor Stories" by Ronald J. Drez, and "Eyewitness to World War II: Unforgettable Stories and Photographs from History's Greatest Conflict" by Neil Kagan and Stephen G. Hyslop.

1. What succinct send-off message did Eisenhower have for US paratroopers?

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Allied forces Supreme Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with US Army paratroopers of Easy Company, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Strike) of the 101st Airborne Division, at Greenham Common Airfield in England June 5, 1944 in this handout photo provided by the US National Archives.

“For God, country, and family.”

“Full victory – nothing else.”

“Let courage go with you.”

“The world is watching.”

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