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WWII Glossary
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D-Day The first day of the Allied invasion of Normandy - June 6th 1944 - D stands for "Day"
Demon Operational code name for the British evacuation of Greece in April 1941
Diadem Operational code name for Allied offensive in Italy towards Rome in 1944
Division A basic army formation made up of between 12,000 and 18,000 men
Domino British equipment used to counter the German Y-Beam (Y-Gerat) bombing system
Downfall Operational code name for the planned Allied assault on Japan in 1945
Dragoon Operational code name for Allied operations in the South of France formerly known as Anvil
DUKW An amphibious truck used by the Allies
Dynamo Operational code name for the British evacuation of Dunkirk in May/June 1940
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