D-Day: the successes and failures in focus

Antony Beevor talks to Rob Attar about the successes and failures of one of the greatest ever military operations

An older couple is watching a Canadian soldier with a bulldozer working in the ruins of a house in the rue de Bayeux.10th July 1944. The church towers in the background have survived the Allied bombing intact. Caen, Normandy, France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

This article was first published in the June 2009 issue of BBC History Magazine

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