Under heavy German machine gun fire, American infantrymen wade ashore off the ramp of a landing craft at Normandy. File photo: AP

D-Day 75: is Russia’s WWII victory and sacrifice being ignored by the West?

  • Russia says Normandy landings in 1944 did not play a decisive role in ending WWII and that the Allied war effort should not be exaggerated
  • Moscow had been fighting German forces in the east for almost three years by the time of D-Day
Topic |   History

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Under heavy German machine gun fire, American infantrymen wade ashore off the ramp of a landing craft at Normandy. File photo: AP
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