0830: LCM, LCT and LSTs land armor at
0900: 2nd Ranger Battalion soldiers take
Point-du-Hoc and defend it for the rest of the day.
0950: Destroyers engage the enemy for at Omaha
under orders of Adm. C.F. Bryant; 18th Infantry
goes ashore at Omaha.
1030: 115th Infantry lands at Omaha.
1030: 12th Infantry lands at Utah.
1045: Utah fairly secure, reserve
battalions coming ashore.
1100: 18th Infantry begins to land at
1110: 101st and 4th divisions linkup on
Utah securing the first exit from the beach.
1300: Troops at Omaha
secure the beach.
1600: Hitler finally gives approval to
release Panzer divisions.
1800: Elements of the 3rd Canadian Div,
North Nova Scotia Highlanders reach five kilometers inland. 1st Hussar
tanks cross the Caen-Bayeux railway, fifteen kilometers inland. Canadian
Scottish link up with the 50th Division at Creully.
1900: 1st Division
commander, General Huebner
sets up command post on Omaha.