Paratroops are dropped into France in the early hours of June 6th. Over 4,000 Allied ships bring troops and equipment across the Channel. Gliders bring more firepower to the paratroops. Allied warships duel with German coastal guns. American, British and Canadian troops make their landings against heavy German fire. Three thousand Americans are killed, wounded or missing on Omaha Beach that day, but in the end the Allies are victorious.