Capt. Henry Hendrix, (Ph.D) Naval History and Heritage Command director and Robert Cressman, NHHC historian answer questions about the D-Day invasion of Normandy, codenamed Operation Neptune in this four part series.
Question 1: How important was the element of surprise during D-Day operations?
Question 2: How does D-Day compare to how we conduct joint partnership/ combined operations today?
Question 3: In terms of logistics what did it take to pull off the D-Day invasion?
Question 4: How important was naval gunfire support during D-Day – the invasion of Normandy?
Question 5: What could the Navy have done differently during D-Day?
Stay tuned for more great content celebrating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.