"ARMY.MIL Features." D-Day. US Army, n.d. Web. 08 Oct. 2012. . An army website is a credible source because it has pictures from the warfront, and a video on the occurrence of the war. This website also has many primary source documents such as the news articles that concern Normandy during the time period. The website is extremely easy to navigate thorough and it is a credible website because it is the official website of the army.
"D-Day - 6 June 1944." Operation Overlord - Landing in Normandy. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2012. . Operation Overlord is thoroughly described in this website. It has pictures concerning the real life event, and it has a collection of testimonies from people who were actually from D-day and involved in it making them a primary source. This website is credible and can be seen that it is because of the ".org" at the end of it's URL.
"D-Day Pictures." About.com 20th Century History. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Oct. 2012. . History 1900’s has a section of it’s website that solely contains pictures concerning D-Day, which makes it a credible source as the pictures are primary sources from which we can also derive data from. This website organizes the albums into what was occurring at the time: preparation, war, casualties, etc.
"NEWS:." The National WWII Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Oct. 2012. . The National WWII Museum features a website, which makes it an extremely credible source, with this particular URL leads us to the special section of the D-day exhibit that has a plethora of information concerning my topic. The website explains the exhibits and shows us the primary things that were around in Operation Overlord. This website is very easy to navigate with a smooth user interface.
"Normandy." US Military. US Military, n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2012. . The US Military website contains an in-depth analysis of what occurred on D-Day in Normandy. It takes this description in the perspective of a diary, and takes events according to the day making this somewhat of an elaborate diary. This is a credible source as it comes from the official army page.
Ambrose, Stephen. D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II. N.p.: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. Print. Ambrose’s book is an excellent source for my history day project as it shows a precise amount of information regarding the D-Day event. The book goes through its events chronologically but it has a unique perspective that shows many details that a normal timeline would not bring to light.
Barratt, John, and Brian Williams. "Military History Online - D-Day June 6, 1944." Military History Online - D-Day June 6, 1944. N.p., 2000. Web. 10 Nov. 2012. . With a user interface that is a bit harder to navigate as the information about Normandy, the “Military History Online” website about D-Day is compacted together into unorganized lengthy paragraphs. However there is a plethora of information integrated into this website which makes it a valuable source.
Costello, John, Terry Hughes, and Warren Tute. D-Day. London. N.p.: Pan, 1975. Print. The trio of authors gives a detailed description of D-Day through the viewpoint of London. It is a contributive perspective to add in order to find the overall effect of d-day because of the analysis gathered throughout all of the countries involved or influenced by the event.
"D-Day, the Normandy Invasion, 6-25 June 1944." D-Day, the Normandy Invasion, 6-25 June 1944. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Nov. 2012. . This website is a credible source, because it is a historical navy website. This website has an agreeable user interface which makes it easy to gather information, and it has a timeline aspect of D-Day as well as an online art exhibit.
Gunther, John. D Day. New York: Harper & Bros., 1944. Print. D-Day is an extremely involved book about the event by Guther. Guther was an American Journalist which makes this book extremely detailed due to his profession. It is a valuable asset to my project. This proves it importance as a turning point because of its importance to be written as a book.
"The Daily Caller." The Daily Caller. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2012. The Daily Caller provides readers with a factual description of D-Day to people whom may not know anything on the matter. It provides enough information to inform people, and have enough importance to prove an invaluable turning point.
"D-Day - Normandy 1944 : Timeline." D-Day - Normandy 1944 : Timeline. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2012. An excellent timeline from www.6juin1944.com, regarding Operation Overlord, spans it's events in hours, with some insignificant logs, however it is accurate in it's timings. It will be a valuable asset to my project as it holds a lot of information to prove that Operation Overlord fits the criteria for a turning point in history.
"D-Day: Three Unique Perspective." General Patton. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2012. The General Patton provides us with a brief summary on why D-Day was a turning point for the war. It has a unique perspective in how it presents its information. It also displays a picture at the meeting where the invasion of Western Europe in 1944 was confirmed.
"Life." LIFE. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Dec. 2012. Life time webpage presents an operation overlord photo album, with colored pictures from D-Day itself. These pictures show the severity of the event and how it is a turning point in the war because of the abandoned weaponry, and the rubbled towns left behind.
"The Magnificent Eleven: The D-Day Photographs of Robert Capa." The Magnificent Eleven: The D-Day Photographs of Robert Capa. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Dec. 2012. "If you're photos aren't good enough, then you aren't standing close enough" This is the quote to which inspired the Capa's photos on D-Day. These pictures are so close up to the point where you can see the emotion on the soldier's faces, displaying the importance of Operation Overlord and it's turning point for history.
"The D-Day Encyclopedia." American History Magazine. American History Magazine, n.d. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. This article shows a lot of information concerning D-DAY, which is more than enough to prove its importance as a turning point. It is published in the "American History Magazine" which verifies it as a source. This magazine is well written and could be quotable if needed.
"D-DAY INVASION." Articles.Latimes.com. LA times, n.d. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. . This is a published article from the LA times, which shows that it is a credible source from a verified author. It also has cited sources at the bottom of the article. This page has a very minimal amount of detail on the event, however it has enough evidence to show the turning point that D-DAY had brought to the war.
"D-Day 60th Anniversary." Www.abc.net. ABC News, 6 June 2004. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. . This D-Day 60th Anniversary special on ABC news is an interview with a famous historian which is an extremely entertaining view on D-Day with valid information as it comes from a professor. This proves D-Day's importance as a turning point because of the special attention ABC took to advertise this.
Q&A: D-Day. BBC News, n.d. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. . This website has a question and answers format, which makes it extremely easy to access information. It shows what happened on D-Day, what occurred, and included many facts which wouldn't be shown on a normal website. The amount of data thrown into the website shows how it was a turning point in the war.
Stimulus. "D-Day Memorial." Usmemorialday.org. US Military, n.d. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. . This is the official website for the D-Day memorial, which was significant enough as a turning point that it is viewed by citizens everyday. It has information on each event of the war and it has information on the enemies of the war. This information is harder to find because of the more advertised hours and payment to view the memorial.
"Mount Holyoke College." Mount Holyoke College. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2012. This is a college website that did research on the D-Day missions. It gave important information on the turnings points of the invasion and the tactics used throughout the course of the day. It contributed to the website with valuable quotes and information used throughout the website.
"D-Day or Operation Overlord, June 6, 1944." The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2012. This website provided us with an essay that we were able to take many quotes from, as well as use pictures from the essay in our website. It showed the turning points in the battle of D-Day as well as how D-Day turned the whole war so that the Allies had an edge over the Axis.
"Military History Online - D-Day June 6, 1944." Military History Online - D-Day June 6, 1944. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2013. This website gave an aerial view to the war and how part of the battle was fought in the air. Without the airborne assaults launched by the Allies the battle may have not been such a success that it was and would have turned the war the opposite way it had been hoped to.
BBC News. BBC, 06 Feb. 2004. Web. 12 Dec. 2012. . BBC News, a credible source, published an entertaining article on the reason for the codename of Operation Overlord, D-Day, and why the operation worked out the way it had with the impact it led to for it to be known as the turning point of the war. We used this website as background research in order to better increase our knowledge of the Normandy landings.
"D-Day Records & Newspapers." D-Day Articles. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2012. Partially a primary source, the Archives gives an image of a newspaper which was printed on the day of the Normandy landings, which provides valuable information for the time period. The website also gives a timeline of Operation Overlord, making it an easy to use research page for our topic.
"D-Day, the Battle of Normandy." D-Day, the Battle of Normandy. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2012. An excellent reference page, U-S-history.com, provides an accurate summary of what transpired on D-Day. The webpage also features a selection of quotes from many influential figures of the Operation. The quotes will be an excellent use to prove the pivotal turning point that D-Day was, as well as the information to research the topic at hand.
"Hitler's D-Day Mistakes." Hitler's D-Day Mistakes. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Dec. 2012. . A new perspective was brought on this website, which was rather interesting to read, shows Hitler's mistakes on D-Day. There are many mistakes which were made by the Germans, which occurred together allowed Operation Overlord to become the massive turning point for the Allies that it is known as today.
PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2012. . PBS provides an interesting look on D-Day with their films regarding the turning point of World War Two. This certain section of the website's easy to navigate page, lists the most influential men, such as Bradley and Eisenhower, in the Normandy landings, which will be essential in our research concerning Operation Overlord.
"The Royal British Legion." Facts and Figures of D-Day. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2012. . D-Day was the biggest seaborne invasion and the greatest military campaign the world has seen, which is easily proved with the facts and figures that the British Legion provides on it's website. The page features the numbers and stats for the Operation, as well as the code-names used. The raw numbers proves D-Day to be a turning point as the massive amount of manpower it took could only be used for a pivotal point in World War Two.
"The Turning Point of WWII: D-Day Commemorations." - Technorati Politics. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2012. . Technorati Politics brings the light of D-Day into modern day views, stating that 800 to 1000 World War Two veterans lose their lives each day so we lack the a primary report of what happened on the turning point of the Normandy landings. The article also includes a detailed description of how the day changed the outlook of the war for the Allies immensely, making this website that was reliable for background knowledge.
Dobuzinskis, Alex. "D-Day Veterans Recall World War Two Turning Point." Reuters. Thomson Reuters, 05 June 2011. Web. 11 Jan. 2013. The interviews of the actual members of the fleets that landed on the beaches of Normandy during D-Day gave great into the happenings on the beach during the days. They also go into detail on how the battle affected the war and was a major turning point for the Allies success.
"TAKE ACTION:." D-Day Fact Sheet. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2013. The D-Day Fact Sheet is apart of the official website for the Normandy Landings and gave complete facts on who the commanders were and the exact stats of the D-Day mission, showing the power and tactic the missions displayed with the raw numbers displayed on a chart. It helped organize, and show the facts for this turning point in warfare history.
NBC,NBC n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2013. As a featured article, the website gave an in depth video on the happenings of D-Day with its interviews of soldiers whom actually set foot on the beaches of Normandy and fought the war that was the turning point for the allied forces. The video was an informative research that allowed us to better understand the Normandy landings.
"D-Day - Information, Facts, and Links." Enotes.com. Enotes.com, n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2013. Many quotes were used from this website, which was essential for our ideal webpage layout that we wished to implement. This site held a works cited page which was useful in expanding our research to further broaden our knowledge concerning the turning point of World War Two, which was easily obtained.
"Life." LIFE. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Dec. 2012. Life time webpage presents an operation overlord photo album, with colored pictures from D-Day itself. These pictures show the severity of the event and how it is a turning point in the war because of the abandoned weaponry, and the rubbed towns left behind. The impact of the images shows the massive power that the day held, which is unforgettable for history.
"Normandy." US Military. US Military, n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2012. . The US Military website contains an in-depth analysis of what occurred on D-Day in Normandy. It takes this description in the perspective of a diary, and takes events according to the day making this somewhat of an elaborate diary. This is a credible source as it comes from the official army page, showing how it is still imperative to keep the turning point of World War Two accessible to those interested in military issues today.