The exhibit features a staggering 470 documents and images, including a copy of the prayer Franklin D. Roosevelt gave on D-Day, a top secret progress report from General Eisenhower to General Marshall, and captivating photos of the brave soldiers who fought in the seaborne invasion.
Given the collection’s sheer size, Google has split the materials into five separate exhibits. You can sort the items chronologically and switch between two different viewing modes; one shows items individually, while the other spreads them out in an organized, top-down grid.
Google partnered with The National Archives, The George C. Marshall Research Foundation, The Imperial War Museum, and Bletchley Park codebreaker center, among other institutions, to put the archive together. Earlier in the week, the company held a Google+ Hangout on Air from the Caen War Memorial with American, French and British D-Day veterans too.
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