Sword Beach experienced the only counter-attack by the Germans on June 6.
Juno lay seven miles away from Sword Beach.
The Canadians would team up with British units to attack Sword Beach.
On Sword Beach, the regular British infantry came ashore with light casualties.
He had run up Sword Beach in 1944, pistol in hand, when she was just five.
Not all had gone as smoothly for the forces that landed on Sword Beach.
The pair made a high speed strafing pass over what was the British Sword Beach.
This includes field hospitals and soldiers who died on Sword Beach.
The day ended after 28,845 men, of I Corps, having come ashore across Sword Beach.
Eisenhower needed some additional way to protect Sword Beach and his critical left flank.