VA#6 National D-Day Memorial

Bedford, VA, the community suffering the highest per capita D-Day losses in the nation

3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

A1: D stands for the day the allied forces were going to invade Normandy, France in the attempt to free Europe from Nazi occupation. The D took place on June 6, 1944.

Question 2

A2: The 12 Allied Countries contributing soldiers were Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, the United Kingdom (Great Britain), and the United States. The United States and the United Kingdom contributed the most soldiers.

Question 3

A3: At least 4,413 allied soldiers, are known to have died on D-Day.


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