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Page 10 – Further information

This web feature was written by Alison Parr and produced by the team.


  • Aerial photographs of the beaches and other sites of battle are provided.
  • The BBC's animation contains a time line of the Allied advance between D-Day and August 1945.
  • The D-Day Story in Portsmouth contains pictures and explanation of the contemporary Overlord Embroidery (83 m long) inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry in France.


  • Alison Parr, The big show: New Zealanders, D-Day and the war in Europe, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2006

How to cite this page

Further information, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated